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Essentials of Sports Nutrition - Fred Brouns

Essentials of Sports Nutrition

Hardcover Published: 9th September 2008
ISBN: 9780471497646
Number Of Pages: 242

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Today's top athletes understand that meeting one's nutritional needs is critical when competing. Those who perform heavy physical activity must receive an increased level of nutrients, fluid and energy. This book offers a concise introduction to the links between nutrition and physical performance.

"?to compare this book to a car, it would be a Ford Mondeo as it is reliable, comfortable, midpriced and easy-to-use?" (Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, April 2003)

"...This publication contains a lot of valuable information in the field of sports nutrition." ( Scandinavian Journal of Nutrition, Vol. 47, No.1, 2003)

Preface.

Preface to the First Edition.

Introduction.

Part I Nutritional Aspects of Macronutrients in Sport.

Carbohydrate.

Fat.

Protein.

Part II Aspects of Dehydration and Rehydration in Sport.

Fluids and electrolytes.

Part III Nutritional Aspects of Micronutrients in Sport.

Minerals.

Trace elements.

Vitamins.

Antioxidants and exercise induced free radicals.

Part IV Nutritional Ergogenics and Metabolism.

Nutritional ergogenics.

Eating disorders in athletes.

From theory to practice.

A brief outline of metabolism.

References.

Index.

ISBN: 9780471497646
ISBN-10: 0471497649
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 242
Published: 9th September 2008
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.84 x 16.26  x 2.36
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised