Advanced Sports Nutrition-2nd Edition by Dan Benardot"Advanced Sports Nutrition" helped thousands of athletes apply the most effective and cutting-edge strategies for optimal fueling and performance. Now this best-seller returns, updated with the latest research, topics, and innovations in sports nutrition. Far beyond the typical food pyramid formula, "Advanced Sports Nutrition" offers serious strategies for serious athletes. This comprehensive guide includes the latest nutrition concepts for athletes in any sport. World-renowned sports nutritionist Dr. Dan Benardot breaks down the chemistry of improved performance into winning principles that ensure athletes' key energy systems are properly stocked at all times: -Meal, energy, and nutrient timing guidelines to maintain that crucial energy balance throughout the day -Optimal ratios and quantities of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals for any sport -Guidelines on identifying and maintaining optimal body composition for maximal power, strength, and athletic performance -The latest research on ergogenic aids, such as quercitin and caffeine -Strategies for avoiding gastrointestinal distress during activity and reducing exercise-induced inflammation -The effects of travel, high altitude, and age on nutrition needs and performance -Strategies for balancing fluid and electrolytes to avoid dehydration and hyperhydration -Sport-specific guidelines for increased power, strength, and endurance The best conditioning programs and technical instruction are beneficial only if your body is properly fueled and ready to operate at peak efficiency. With "Advanced Sports Nutrition, Second Edition," you can be assured that when you are ready to push the limits of training and competition, your body is, too.
Publication Date: 2011-12-27
The Athlete's Guide to Making Weight by Michele A. Macedonio; Marie DunfordMoving up or down a weight class? Switching positions within your sport? Competing in a new league or level? Are you big enough, quick enough, and strong enough? Elite athletes understand the impact that body weight and composition have on performance. Gain too much, and lose that all-important first step. Drop too much, and risk being overpowered by the opponent. In The Athlete's Guide to Making Weight, renowned sport dietitians Michele Macedonio and Marie Dunford have analyzed today's top athletes, competitive trends, and positional demands across 21 sports to help you determine—and achieve—your optimal competitive weight. Assess body composition, nutritional requirements, and your current training program. Then follow the customizable meal plans for a personalized approach to maximizing performance. Whether you need to add muscle and mass, lose body fat, or control water weight, The Athlete's Guide to Making Weightwill help you reach your goals without sacrificing safety or performance.
Publication Date: 2009-03-27
Eat to Win by Robert Haas; Martina Navratilova (Introduction by)
Call Number: TX 361 .A8 H3 1983
Publication Date: 1983-11-01
Endurance Sports Nutrition-3rd Edition by Suzanne Girard Eberle"Endurance Sports Nutrition" will guide you in selecting the optimal foods, drinks, and supplements so you can train longer, recover more quickly, avoid injuries, and achieve your performance goals in any endurance endeavor. Sports dietitian and former elite runner Suzanne Girard Eberle presents a fueling program that addresses the unique concerns of endurance athletes: - Road and trail running, from 5K to 100+ miles - Cycling and mountain biking, from time trials to multiday rides - Duathlon and triathlon, from sprint to Ironman - Winter sports, from Nordic ski races to mountain ascents - Water sports, including rowing and open-water swimming - Environmental conditions, including extreme temperatures and high altitude The third edition includes meal planning recommendations for vegetarian athletes and those with food allergies and intolerances as well as profiles, advice from elite endurance athletes, and strategies for avoiding the most common pitfalls of training. "Endurance Sports Nutrition" will fuel your best performance.
Publication Date: 2013-10-28
Feeding the Young Athlete by Cynthia Lair; Scott Murdoch (As told to)Eat to win! Practice is only part of a winning sports strategy. Whole foods have to be part of the playbook to increase energy, endurance, and focus, both on and off the field. What to eat and when to eat, pre-game, during and afterwards? How much fluid do you need to be hydrated? What to eat when you’re on the road? These are critical answers to have for young athletes, competing on a demanding schedule and eating on the run. InFeeding the Young Athlete: Sports Nutrition Made Easy for Players, Parents and Coaches, simple nutritional lessons are organized into 10 Essential Eating Guidelines and recipes for cooking healthy meals and snacks with whole grains and vegetables. These recipes and eating tips offer a gateway for young players, parents, and coaches to improve performance and establish lifelong eating habits. Cynthia Lair, nutrition professor and culinary arts program director at Bastyr University--as well as a soccer mom--along with dietitian and triathlete, Scott Murdoch, PhD, bring you this essential reading for today’s young athlete to make or choose great foods and drinks that nourish and replenish, at home, at school, or on the road.
Call Number: RJ 206 .L25 2012
Publication Date: 2012-09-25
Feed Your Athlete by Joseph Ewing; Michael KirtsosFeed Your Athlete features 150 nourishing whole-food meals and snacks for training, competition, and recovery for both endurance and strength athletes, plus fast and easy preparation tips and nutritional information. Athletes know how important it is to get the right fuel for their workouts and events. Feed Your Athlete makes it simple to fuel yourself or your athlete before, during, and after sporting events and training with 150 all-natural, real-food recipes for meals, snacks, portables, sports drinks, and more. Icons and assessments help determine optimal nutrition for any type of sport, and include high-carb, high-protein, low-calorie, low-fat, or high- or low-fiber options. Created for endurance and strength athletes (but great for athletes of all kinds), Feed Your Athlete shows how to cook easy meals and take-alongs that taste good — and make active bodies feel great by delivering the fuel that they need to perform at their peak.
Call Number: TX 361 .A8 K57 2015
Publication Date: 2015-06-02
Fitness for Geeks by Bruce W. PerryIf you're interested in how things work, this guide will help you experiment with one crucial system you usually ignore; your body and its health. Long hours focusing on code or circuits tends to stifle notions of nutrition, but with this educational and highly useful book you can approach fitness through science, whether it's investigating your ancestral health or using the latest self-tracking apps and gear. Tune into components of your health through discussions on food, exercise, sleep, hormesis, and other issues;as well as interviews with various scientists and athletes;and discover healthy ways to tinker with your lifestyle. Learn to live in the modern digital world and still be physically vibrant. Examine apps and widgets for self-tracking various fitness issues Zero in on carbs, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals Find and choose food, and learn when to eat and when to fast Reboot your system through movement in the outside world Select from more than a dozen techniques for your gym workout Fuel fitness by focusing on the science of nutrition and supplements Apply lifestyle hacks, such as high-intensity exercise and good stress
Call Number: RA 781 .P47 2012
Publication Date: 2012-05-04
Go Faster Food by Kate Percy; Liz Yelling (Foreword by)A cookbook combining delicious, energy-boosting recipes with nutritional advice to help enhance the performance of runners, cyclists, swimmers, and rowers To help with her own training, marathon runner and cook Kate Percy developed a range of delicious, carbohydrate-rich recipes that will complement any training program, whether a first-time marathon runner's or an experienced athlete's. This guide contains more than 100 nutritionist-approved delicious recipes; an overview of health benefits with a detailed breakdown of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins for each recipe; and practical nutritional advice, "go faster tips," and meal planners for each stage of training. Recipes include Spaghetti with Toasted Pine Nuts, Fresh Basil and Parmesan Topped with Crispy Pancetta; Beef Massuman Curry with Butternut Squash and Potato; Smoky Black Bean and Chorizo Chilli with Salsa; and Walnut and White Chocolate Chip Brownies. This unique combination of tasty recipes and nutritional advice all geared towards enhancing athletic performance will help athletes achieve their full potential.
Publication Date: 2009-07-01
Ironfit - Strength Training and Nutrition for Endurance Athletes by Don Fink; Melanie FinkFully illustrated with depictions of proper exercise technique, this book contains exciting strength training programs based on sport (e.g., triathlon, running, cycling, swimming) and levels from beginner to advanced. For the marathon runner, triathlete, duathlete, distance swimmer, or cyclist, these programs will complement any other training regimen an athlete follows. Written without confusing jargon, IronFit(r) Stregth Training provides concise and easy-to-follow information. Don and Melanie Fink of IronFit(r) have coached hundreds of athletes over several decades at all levels, from weekend warriors to world champions. Their innovative approaches to strength training and nutrition not only complement an athlete's sport-specific training, but they do so in the most time-efficient and enjoyable way possible. Multi-sport and multi-leveled, this book provides 27 specific program schedules 9 sports and 3 levels each to give readers: 1) A progressive strength and core training program for their specific sport and level. 2) A mind and body preparation program to maximize benefits. 3) A traveling strength and core program for travel with little or no equipment. 4) A fueling and hydration routine to maximize performance before, during, and after competition. 5) A healthy eating and lifestyle plan."
Call Number: GV 1060.73 .F573 2013
Publication Date: 2013-02-19
Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook-5th Edition by Nancy ClarkBoost your energy, manage stress, build muscle, lose fat, and improve your performance. The best-selling nutrition guide is now better than ever "Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook" will help you make the right choices in cafes, convenience stores, drive-throughs, and your own kitchen. Whether you're preparing for competition or simply eating for an active lifestyle, let this leading sports nutritionist show you how to get maximum benefit from the foods you choose and the meals you make. You'll learn what to eat before and during exercise and events, how to refuel for optimal recovery, and how to put into use Clark's family-friendly recipes and meal plans. You'll find the latest research and recommendations on supplements, energy drinks, organic foods, fluid intake, popular diets, carbohydrate and protein intake, training, competition, fat reduction, and muscle gain. Whether you're seeking advice on getting energized for exercise or improving your health and performance, " Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook" has the answers you can trust.
Publication Date: 2013-10-11
Nutritional Supplements in Sports and Exercise by Mike Greenwood (Editor); Douglas Kalman (Editor); Jose Antonio (Editor)In the ever-growing field of sports nutrition and nutritional supplementation, it is imperative to have a comprehensive and extensive guide, which is exactly what Nutritional Supplements in Sports and Exercise provides. The editors and authors have skillfully structured their research and findings as they deliver an accessible wealth of knowledge to the general population, while also maintaining academic and professional integrity through quality based and advanced scientific research, which renders it useful in the professional environment by sports nutritionists, exercise physiologists, strength and conditioning/personal trainers, athletic trainers, registered dietitians, college/ professional sports affiliates, and academic programs. Not only does Nutritional Supplements in Sports and Exercise significantly cover the physical aspects of supplement usage, but it also expands its breadth as it notes the psychological effects upon users and discusses its various governmental regulations, and attempts to understand the future of nutritional supplements as the industry continues its likely growth. Nutritional Supplements in Sports and Exercise covers a timely subject, and offers interested readers knowledgeable insight into a rising industry plagued by concerns and question.
Call Number: RM 258.5 .N89 2008
Publication Date: 2008-10-06
Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports, Exercise and Health by Jie KangA key determinant of successful athletic performance is the high-level energy transformation which begins with combustion of the food that we eat. By developing a sound understanding of good nutrition we can improve athletic performance, help maintain good health and prevent disease. This clear and comprehensive introduction to nutrition in sport, exercise and health goes further than any other textbook in integrating key nutritional facts, concepts and dietary guidelines with a thorough discussion of the fundamental biological science underpinning our physiological and metabolic processes. By clearly explaining how nutrients function within our biological system, the book helps students to develop a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms, which, in turn, will help the student to apply their knowledge in practice. The book includes in depth discussion of key contemporary topics within nutrition including: nutrient bioenergetics nutrition and metabolic disease nutritional ergogenic aids nutrition for special populations nutritional assessment. Each chapter includes useful pedagogical features, including case studies, review questions, definitions of key terms, and practical laboratory exercises -nbsp;such asnbsp;techniques for assessing nutritional status, body composition and physical activity patterns. A companion website offers additional teaching and learning features, such as PowerPoint slides, multiple-choice question banks and web links. As the most up-to-date introduction to sport and exercise nutrition currently available, this book is essential reading for all students of sport and exercise science, kinesiology, physical therapy, nutrition, dietetics or health sciences. Visit the companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/kang
Call Number: QP 141 .N77 2012
Publication Date: 2012-04-05
Nutrition for Sport and Exercise by Hayley DariesFood and drink choices before, during and after training and competition have a direct impact on health, body mass and composition, nutrient availability and recovery time, and an optimal diet can significantly improve exercise performance. Nutrition for Sport and Exercise outlines the fundamental principles of nutrition in relation to sport and exercise and then applies these principles through practical tools such as food and nutrient lists, recipes and menu options. This practical guide translates the athlete's goals into achievable strategies and shortens the gap between theory and practice. Equipping the reader to successfully implement dietary changes, this is an invaluable resource for athletes, sports physicians and undergraduate students of nutrition and sport and exercise science courses. Special Features Dedicated chapters on the impact and relevance of specific nutrients and food groups Includes recipes and menu options Covers the area of sport and exercise nutrition with an evidence-based approach Concise and accessible, combining theory and practice
Call Number: QP 141 .D37 2012
Publication Date: 2012-11-05
Performance Nutrition by Krista Austin; Bob SeeboharBased on the most current research in nutrient timing, this brand new book blends theory with applied content and real-life examples to help nutritionists, athletes, and coaches design nutrition plans based on each athlete¿s individual needs and the specific demands of the sport.
Practical and user friendly, this text also includes "In Practice" application exercises, mini-case studies, and four extended case studies to assist in translating the information to your own practice.
Publication Date: 2011-02-03
Performance Nutrition for Team Sports by Monique RyanNutritionist Monique Ryan gives team sport athletes a one-stop reference to address their specific nutritional training and competition concerns, and develop sound sports nutrition principles. By following Ryan's guidelines, athletes will discover how to optimize their body composition, recover after daily training, and consume the best fuel prior to training and competition. Additional information includes glycemic index of foods, facts about vitamins and minerals, a comparison of sports nutrition products, and sample menus.
Call Number: TX 361 .A8 R93 2005
Publication Date: 2005-04-01
Power Eating by Susan M. Kleiner; Maggie Greenwood-RobinsonProviding advice on eating to increase muscle strength and power, this volume includes breakdowns of carbohydrate, protein, fat, and total calories for recommended foods. It also sets out eight sample diets for men and women, designed to meet specific training goals.
Call Number: TX 361 .A8 K595 1998
Publication Date: 1998-03-01
Sports Supplements by Anita BeanMore and more people incorporate sports supplements into their training regime and diet, but there isn't a lot of good information out there to help them make informed decisions. What should you take? What shouldn't you take? What will actually benefit you? Sports supplements are a global industry, and a vast array of sports supplements are now available from supplement companies, gyms, health food stores, and supermarkets. And they're not just something that hard-core gym goers are interested in. Many of us use supplements to support our training and recovery. But we're faced with an increasingly difficult choice, and a lot of the information provided is written by the manufacturers, making it highly biased, hyped, and not always scientifically grounded. This fully updated second edition of Sports Supplements is packed with clear, reliable, and unbiased advice. Written by respected sports nutritionist Anita Bean, author of The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition (seventh edition), this is a friendly, accessible, must-have guide for anyone considering taking supplements to aid performance or recovery.
Call Number: TX 361 .A8 B43 2015
Publication Date: 2015-06-02
Training Food by Rene MacGregorTriathon. Marathon. Half-Marathon. 5K. When you're preparing for your first or your fiftieth race, what you eat can make all the difference to your performance. This is the book every athlete needs to fuel their training - a sports nutrition guide written by a registered dietician-athlete. Renee McGregor works with elite athletes to enhance their performance, and in Part 1 of the book she shares the cutting edge science behind sports nutrition in an accessible way, so that you can achieve the results you want, whatever your sport and regardless of what level you train at. To help you incorporate the advice, Renee also provides plans to follow, to show you what and when you should be eating during your training regime. In Part 2 you'll find over 100 delicious recipes, including nutrient-packed breakfasts such as Sunflower Seed and Chia Porridge, or lunches that will keep you fuelled up throughout training. Great recovery dinners include Coriander Lamb with Quinoa, while there are plenty of options for portable snacks to eat on the go and even desserts such as Potted Lemon Cheesecake to help you achieve optimum nutrition for your training. * This book takes the cutting edge science behind sports nutrition and makes it user-friendly for all those embarking on an exercise programme - whether a first timer or a veteran marathon runner. * This book will appeal to all. Most books in this area generally tackle only one type of sport, or they are more weight-loss orientated with exercise as an addition to the diet. This book will be useful to all - marathon runners, triathletes, players of team sports - and clearly explains how the choice, portion size and timing of food will get results in terms of body composition and performance. * Renee's experience as a registered dietitian and sports nutritionist working within clinical surroundings and the general public but also in the elite field means she understands what individuals need from nutritional advice and how this can be translated into people's everyday lives. Contents PART 1: THE SCIENCE CHAPTER 1: FUELLING BASICS CHAPTER 2: TRAINING - THE ROAD TO VICTORY CHAPTER 3: WHAT'S YOUR SPORT? CHAPTER 4: FROM RUNNER'S KNEE TO TENNIS ELBOW - TROUBLESHOOTING PART TWO: RECIPES BREAKFASTS LIGHT MEALS MAIN MEALS SNACKS AND PORTABLES DESSERTS
Call Number: TX 361 .A8 M384 2015
Publication Date: 2015-05-19
Vegetarian Sports Nutrition by D. Enette Larson-MeyerGain the vegetarian advantage! Vegetarian meal plans have been used successfully in everything from bodybuilding to endurance sports. Every day more and more athletes—even those who are not full-time vegetarians—incorporate a plant-based diet when training or recovering from competition. Relying on the recent evidence-based research, Vegetarian Sports Nutritiondetails performance and health benefits, including enhanced muscle recovery and optimal bone health. With tailored meal plans and training strategies, you will learn to make smart nutritional decisions and to properly fuel your body throughout your training regimen. This comprehensive resource simplifies the process of determining your energy, protein, vitamin, and mineral needs and monitoring carbohydrate and fat intake. You'll learn how to optimize a vegetarian diet for peak performance across all sports. Whether you are a dedicated vegetarian looking to add variety to your diet or an athlete searching for a competitive edge, Vegetarian Sports Nutritionwill help you improve your health and performance!
Publication Date: 2006-11-01
Athletes and Nutrition eBooks
Life Cycle Nutrition by Sari EdelsteinRevised and updated with the latest epidemiologic research, the Second Edition of Life Cycle Nutrition: An Evidence-Based Approach explores nutritional foundations and the growth, development and normal functioning of individuals through each stage of life. With subjects as diverse as media influences on eating, skipping breakfast, fruit juice consumption, and clinical nutrition, this text gives students current knowledge, helps them evaluate emerging knowledge, and prepares them to uncover new knowledge for the public, their clients, and themselves.Key Features: Evidence-Based Practice sections contains research articles that provide students with an opportunity to create peer-reviewed studies and clinical trials. Cultural Diversity Sidebars, integrated throughout the text, present issues that challenge students to think critically about the nutritional and health differences among ethnic groups. Interesting Vignettes, based on nutrition and health, enhance student understanding of the material presented. Issues to Debate sections provides timely topics for debate and further consideration such as withholding and withdrawing nutrition, the ethical implications of nutrition care, and right to die case law. Students will learn the physiological, moral, ethical, and legal issues surrounding these emotionally charged issues. Case Studies and Nutritional Management help students develop knowledge and skills within a wide variety of subjects and improve critical thinking, public speaking, and group interactions.
Publication Date: 2014-02-25
Nutritional Guidelines for Athletic Performance by Lemuel W. Taylor IV (Editor)Knowing the basic nutrition requirements and combining them with proper training are the two most important factors for athletes to achieve peak performance levels. Nutritional Guidelines for Athletic Performance: The Training Table addresses these needs on a comprehensive basis from a training table perspective. Offering practical guidelines for practitioners and athletes, the book focuses on the key macronutrients that fuel daily metabolism and exercise training and explores differing needs for various athletes and their individual goals. Topics discussed include: General principles and physiology of caloric intake for all major macronutrients and how this pertains to both active and sedentary individualsEnergy demands and nutritional requirements for strength-power athletes and elite competitors in endurance sports Protein, carbohydrate, fat, vitamin, and mineral needs of athletesThe importance of optimal fluid and hydration during exerciseHow to determine body weight for a desired body fat percentage, recommended calorie consumption, dietary suggestions, and useful meal planning tools for a wide variety of caloric needsThe difference between energy intake and energy expenditure and how athletes can eat to build muscle, lose fat, and optimize performanceScientific strategies on how to time exercise and food intake to more effectively replenish glycogen, increase protein synthesis, and blunt protein degradationHow the physiological changes that accompany aging change nutrient needs and guidelines for older athletes on maximizing performance and maintaining health Structuring a diet containing appropriate amounts of macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates, and fat) and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) can be a daunting task. This text adequately addresses how athletes can do so in an effective and practical fashion, optimizing performance and maintaining health.
Publication Date: 2012-03-21
Nutrition and Endurance Triathlon: Where Do I Begin? by Sheila Dean
Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance by Debasis Bagchi (Editor); Sreejayan Nair (Editor); Chandan K. Sen (Editor)Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance: Muscle Building, Endurance, and Strength provides a comprehensive overview to understanding the integrated impact of nutrition on performance. The book is divided into five main themes: An introductory overview of the role of nutrition in human health Various types of physical exercises, including cardiovascular training, resistance training, aerobic and anaerobic exercise, bioenergetics, and energy balance. This section also covers the nutritional requirements associated with various fitness programs, as well as exercise and nutritional requirements in special populations, including the pre-pubertal, young, elderly, and disabled. Sports and nutritional requirements. The molecular mechanisms involved in muscle building A thorough review of various food, minerals, supplements, phytochemicals, amino acids, transition metals, small molecules and other ergogenic agents that have been implicated in muscle building and human performance This book is an ideal resource for nutritionists, dietitians, exercise physiologists, health practitioners, researchers, students, athletes, trainers, and all those who wish to broaden their knowledge of nutrition and its role in human performance. Discusses the impact of nutrition, including food, minerals, vitamins, hormones, trace elements, etc., that can significantly attenuate/improve human performance and sports Addresses the molecular and cellular pathways involved in the physiology of muscle growth and the mechanisms by which nutrients affect muscle health, growth and maintenance Encompasses multiple forms of sports/performance and the salient contribution of appropriate nutrition on special populations, including nutritional guidelines and recommendations to athletes Strong focus on muscle building
Publication Date: 2013-07-26
Nutrition for Elite Athletes by Eric S. Rawson (Editor); Stella Lucia Volpe (Editor)In order to achieve and maintain peak performance, high-level athletes require the right nutrition at the right time. Nutrition for Elite Athletesprovides a comprehensive overview of the latest research on the nutritional requirements of athletes at the top of their game. Since researchers, clinicians, and graduate students work with certain populations of athletes, such as endurance athletes, and not single nutrients or metabolic systems, this book arranges topics by 1) athletic population and 2) nutrition /exercise interactions that reach across athletic sub‐populations (such as recovery nutrition), instead of by nutrients or metabolic system. Bringing together the contributions of well-known experts from around the world, the book identifies the nutritional needs of endurance athletes, strength power athletes, team sport athletes, and weight class/aesthetic sport athletes. In addition to coverage of recovery nutrition and energy balance, the book: Reviews the foundations of energy metabolism Considers dietary supplements, food safety, and drug/nutrient/exercise interactions Examines hydration requirements for various types of athletes Explores how vitamins and minerals impact performance The book assumes an understanding of the terms discussed in introductory nutrition courses as well as an understanding of metabolic systems concepts taught in undergraduate nutrition and exercise physiology courses. By doing so, the authors are able to get right into detailing the nutritional needs of elite athletes. In addition to its appeal for dieticians, researchers, and clinicians working with elite athletes, this book is suitable for use as a textbook for upper-level exercise nutrition and metabolism courses.
Publication Date: 2015-08-25
Nutrition for Life by Lisa Hark
Optimizing Physical Performance During Fasting and Dietary Restriction : Implications for Athletes and Sports Medicine by Ezdine Bouhleh
Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition by Heather Hedrick Fink; Alan E MikeskyRevised and updated to keep pace with the growing changes in the field, the Fourth Edition of Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition provides students and practitioners with the latest sports nutrition information and dietary practices, and prepares them to assist athletes and fitness enthusiasts in achieving their personal performance goals. Early chapters provide an introduction to sports nutrition and give a thorough explanation of macronutrients, micronutrients, and water and their relation to athletic performance. Later chapters focus on the practical and applied aspects of sports nutrition including behavior change through consultations and weight management. Chapter 15 targets the unique nutrition requirements of special populations such as athletes who are pregnant, vegetarian, or have chronic diseases. The text concludes with a chapter dedicated to helping readers discover the pathway to becoming a sports dietitian through education and experience.New to the Fourth Edition:* New discussion of sports nutritionists as evidence-based practitioners* Current MyPlate food group recommendations* Revised discussion of the relationship between current body weight and carbohydrate intake, as well as the types and the amounts of carbohydrates that should be consumed during exercise* New Food For Thought callouts identify related material in Sports Nutrition Workbook and Assessments* Updated statistics, guidelines, and regulations found throughout the text, including obesity statistics, carbohydrate intake and vitamin needs.
Publication Date: 2013-11-25
Sports Nutrition by Bill CampbellWith the constant flow of information related to sports nutrition coming from scholarly journals, it is difficult to sift through it all and determine what is relevant. Sports Nutrition: Enhancing Athletic Performance helps in this endeavor, with more than 1,000 references from top academic journals, offering critical knowledge concerning nutrient ingestion for enhancing exercise and sports performance. This book offers a clear focus on scientifically based sports nutrition advice to maximize performance. It also addresses exercise metabolism, which governs how nutrients exert physiologic effects that lead to increased athletic potential. The book examines the three key macronutrients: fat, carbohydrate, and protein. It discusses various aspects of macronutrient metabolism, including differences between a body at rest and during high-intensity exercise. Topics covered in the text include the following: Nutrient timingLeucine threshold to optimize muscle protein synthesis Carbohydrate manipulations for better endurance- and resistance-exercise performanceDietary fat intake recommendations for improving performanceCarbohydrate loading strategiesOptimal amounts of protein to ingest on a meal-by-meal basisPre-exercise dietary fat intake strategies Comparison of high-quality proteins In addition to enhancing performance, the book describes how to improve body composition, presenting a scientifically based strategy for losing body fat while maintaining precious lean muscle mass. Four principles of fat loss are set forth that are integral for success in optimizing body composition. This book presents both performance nutrition principles and exercise biochemistry, addressing the key questions of what, when, and how much to ingest for improved performance and training recovery.
Publication Date: 2013-01-01
Sports Nutrition: A Practice Manual for Professionals by Christine Rosenbloom
Sports Nutrition From Lab to Kitchen by Asker E. Jeukendrup
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Rx nutrition eating for improved performance in life, fitness and sport