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Title:
Sports and fitness nutrition
Author:
Wildman, Robert E. C., 1964-
Publication Information:
Belmont, CA : Thomson/Wadsworth, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xviii, 509 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780534575649
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Book

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Summary

SPORTS AND FITNESS NUTRITION is a unique offering to the sports and nutrition milieu. The text differs from its competitors with its extensive, up-to-date coverage of nutrition supplements and unique chapter devoted to specific training and nutrition applications for more than a dozen sports. It provides strong research-oriented, in-depth coverage of both nutrition and exercise physiology and does so while delivering practical, applied information useful to students who will counsel and provide dietary and training guidelines to athletes. SPORTS AND FITNESS NUTRITION is a unique offering to the sports and nutrition milieu. The text differs from its competitors with its extensive, up-to-date coverage of nutrition supplements and unique chapter devoted to specific training and nutrition applications for more than a dozen sports. It provides strong research-oriented, in-depth coverage of both nutrition and exercise physiology and does so while delivering practical, applied information useful to students who will counsel and provide dietary and training guidelines to athletes.


Table of Contents

Unit I Nutrition, Exercise, Health and Fitness
1 Nutrition, Exercise and Health
2 Anatomy and Physiology of Exercise
3 Basic Concepts in Exercise and Fitness
Unit II Energy, Body Weight/Composition and Exercise
4 Carbohydrate and Exercise
5 Amino Acids, Protein and Exercise
6 Fat and Exercise
7 Energy Balance, Body Weight and Composition
Unit III Vitamins, Minerals, Water and Exercise
8 Water, Hydration and Exercise
9 Vitamins and Exercise
10 Minerals and Exercise
Unit IV Applied Sport and Fitness Nutrition Concepts
11 Sport Food, Drinks and Supplements and Ergogenic Aids
12 Strength and Resistance Exercise and Training
13 Endurance Exercise and Training
14 Training and Nutrition for Specific Sports
15 Nutrition, Exercise and Special Populations
Appendix A The RDAs and DRIs
Appendix B Diet Assessment and Nutrition Screening Tools
Appendix C List of Web Sites
Appendix D Energy Expenditure of Different Activities
Appendix E Molecular Structures of Key Nutrients
Appendix F Answers to Study Questions
Appendix G Glossary