Nutrition and Sport

1st Edition

Advances in Sport and Exercise Science

Authors: Don MacLaren
Paperback ISBN: 9780443103414
eBook ISBN: 9780702036941
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 14th June 2007
Page Count: 272

Table of 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.

Description

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.


Details

No. of pages:
272
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702036941
Paperback ISBN:
9780443103414

About the Authors

Don MacLaren Author

Editor of over 5 books and book chapters, and over 50 peer reviewed scientific papers. Fellow of the European College of Sports Sciences; Fellow of the British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences; Chair 'Sports Nutrition Interest Group' - BASES; Committee member - Nutrition Society's 'Sports & Exercise Nutrition Working Party'

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Sports Nutrition, School of Sport & Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK