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Nutrition and Sport

Advances in Sport and Exercise Science

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States.
It addresses the key issues relating to sport and exercise nutrition by employing a critical review perspective. Sport and exercise nutrition has been recognised as a major component of any sports science/studies course for many years now. In this book, Don Mclaren has bought together many of the key issues in the field, written by recognised experts, to provide an outstanding sports nutrition treatise. The chapters focus on the key areas endemic to any sports nutrition programme.

Paperback, 272 Pages

Published: June 2007

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-10341-4

Contents

  • Contributors. Foreword. Preface. Chapter 1 - asessment of energy expenditure (Klaas R Westerterp). Chapter 2 - Dietary survey methods (Allan Hackett). Chapter 3 - Carbohydrate as an energy source for sport and exercise (Clyde Williams). Chapter 4 - The role of fats as an energy source (Asker Jeukendrup). Chapter 5 - Protein and amino acid requirements for athletes (Joanna Bowtell). Chapter 6 - Micronutrients important for exercise (Kathleen Woolf and Melinda M. Manore). Chapter 7 - Maintenance of fluid balance in sport and exercise (Susan Shirreffs). Chapter 8 - Antioxidants and free radicals (Graeme L. Close). Chapter 9 - Dietary supplements and nutritional ergogenic aids (R.J. Maughan). Chapter 10 - Nutritional concerns of female athletes (Katherine A. Beals). Chapter 11 - Chronobiology and nutrition (J. Waterhouse, G. Atkinson, B. Edwards, B. Drust and T. Reilly). Chapter 12 - The practical aspects of sports nutrition (Jeanette Crosland). Index.

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