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Title:
Sports nutrition : a guide for the professional working with active people
Author:
Rosenbloom, Christine, 1951-
Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
Chicago : The American Dietetic Association, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
viii, 759 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780880911764
Format :
Book

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This text compiles nutritional recommendations for sports ranging from football, basketball and hockey to cycling, skiing and swimming into one practical, comprehensive source. Topics include nutrient and fluid needs, ergogenic aids, nutrient and body composition assessment, fitness evaluations and guidelines for working with special populations, such as Olympic athletes, those in high school, those who are pregnant or the physically disabled. The book is designed for graduate seminars and undergraduate courses in sports nutrition or exercise physiology.