Nutrition for Health, Fitness and Sport with PowerWeb

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-06-14
  • Publisher: MCG (Manual)
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This textbook provides the reader with thorough coverage of the role nutrition plays in enhancing one's health, fitness and sport performance. Current research and practical activities are incorporated throughout.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Nutrition for Health, Fitness, and Sports Performance
Healthful Nutrition for Fitness and Sport
Human Energy
Carbohydrates: The Main Energy Food
Fat: An Important Energy Source during Exercise
Protein: The Tissue Builder
Vitamins: The Organic Regulators
Minerals: The Inorganic Regulators
Water, Electrolytes, and Temperature Regulation
Body Weight and Composition for Health and Sport
Weight Maintenance and Loss Through Proper Nutrition and Exercise
Weight Gaining Through Proper Nutrition and Exercise
1989 Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) and Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI)
Recommended Nutrient Intakes for Canadians
Units of Measurement: English System and Metric System Equivalents
Approximate Caloric Expenditure Per Minute for Various Physical Activities
Self-Test on Drinking Habits and Alcoholism
Determination of Healthy Body Weight
Exchange Lists for Meal Planning
Calories, Percent Fat, Cholesterol in Selected Fast-Food Restaurant Products
Rate Your Diet
ACSM Position Stand: The Recommended Quantity and Quality of Exercise for Developing and Maintaining Cardiorespiratory and Muscular Fitness in Healthy Adults
Energy Pathways of Carbohydrate, Fat, and Protein
ACSM Position Stand: Exercise and Fluid Replacement
Internet Sources of Reliable Information on Nutrition as Related to Health, Exercise, and Sports
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