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Sports Nutrition for Health Professionals

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2019-09-12
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company

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Sports Nutrition for Health Professionals merges the basic principles and latest evidence-based scientific understanding of sports nutrition with the real-world practical applications that health professional students must master to help their current and future clients to optimize athletic performance, overall satisfaction and success with sports and physical activity.

Step-by-by, you’ll learn about the scientific basis of sports nutrition and how to apply that knowledge to real-life situations and interactions with clients. You’ll follow six different clients as they are evaluated by a variety of health professionals and undergo a series of assessments and self-administered tests.

By seeing how the science of Sports Nutrition can be applied to sample clients, you will be able to take that knowledge and apply it to your future clients.

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The access code, inside new, printed texts, unlocks a wealth of instructor and student resources online. You’ll also have access to physiology animations, online questions, interactive case studies, and audio podcasts.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: From Food to Fuel
1. Carbohydrates
2. Protein
3. Fat
4. Vitamins, Minerals, Electrolytes, and Water
5. Dietary Guidelines, General Nutrition Recommendations, and Federal Nutrition Policy

SECTION 2: Optimizing Sports Performance
6. Fundamentals of Exercise Physiology and Nutrition
7. Nutrition Strategies for Optimal Athletic Performance
8. Exercise, Thermoregulation, and Fluid Balance
9. Nutritional Strategies for Competitive Endurance, Strength, and Power Athletes
10. Nutritional Supplements and Ergogenic Aids

SECTION 3: Evaluation of Nutritional Status
11. Nutrition and Body Composition Coaching and Assessment

SECTION 4: Sports Nutrition for Special Populations
12. Weight Management and Energy Balance
13. Nutrition Across the Life Cycle
14. Nutrition for Athletes With Illness or Injury
15. Eating and Exercise Disorders
16. Nutrition for Athletes With Special Dietary Needs


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