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Nutrition for the Recreational Athlete : Nutrition in Exercise and Sport - Catherine G. R. Jackson

Nutrition for the Recreational Athlete

Nutrition in Exercise and Sport

Hardcover Published: 6th February 1995
ISBN: 9780849379147
Number Of Pages: 272

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This exciting new book provides accurate and up-to-date information to both recreational athletes and to those persons who support athlete's nutritional practices. It is organized by activity rather than nutrient providing quicker and easier access to information. In addition to traditional strength and endurance activities, cross-training is analyzed for the first time, both as an exercise and for nutritional recommendations-information unavailable until now, although millions of people cross-train. Also for the first time, this book addresses the individual with cardiovascular disease as a recreational athlete. This chapter is particularly important to all Americans wishing to minimize disease risk from cardiovascular problems-problems that ultimately kill 50 per cent of those who do not modify their lifestyles. A chapter on hydration includes information gleaned from U.S. Space Program research, and the vegetarian chapter puts all of the recommendations into one convenient place.

Introduction: Competitive Versus Recreational Athletes: An American Recreational and Cultural Perspective, N.R. Van Dinter Overview of Sports in American Culture Competitive Athlete Recreational Athletes What is a Recreational Athlete? Acknowledgments The Relationship between Human Energy Transfer and Nutrition, C.G.R. Jackson and S. Simonson Introduction Human Energy Transfer Cellular Relationships Summary Nutritional Concerns of Recreational Endurance Athletes with an Emphasis on Swimming, J. Berning Introduction Calculation of Energy Cost with the Example of Swimming Training Diet Training Nutrition Traveling Special Nutrition Concerns Evaluating Reliable Nutrition Information Summary Further Reading Nutritional Concerns of Recreational Strength Athletes, J.S. Ruud and I. Wolinsky Introduction Nutritional Profile of Strength Athletes Nutritional Concerns of Recreational Athletes Who Cross Train, A.C. Snyder, R.S. Welsh, and R.J. Hanisch Introduction Types of Cross Training Activities Nutritional Needs of Cross Training Summary Nutritional Concerns for the Vegetarian Recreational Athlete, R.A. Ratzin Introduction History What Is and What Is Not a Vegetarian Nutritional Status of Vegetarians Vegetarian Athlete How to Go about Eating a Healthy Meatless Diet Dietary Considerations for the Vegetarian Recreational Athlete Summary Further Information-Vegetarian Periodicals Special Considerations for the Post-Heart Attack Recreational Athlete to Reduce Dietary Risks of Heart Disease, J. Anderson Introduction Food Risk Factors Nutrition Recommendations Fluids, Hydration, and Performance Concerns of all Recreational Athletes, S.L. Frye Introduction Importance of Water in the Body Recommendations for Fluid Replacement Summary Appendix A: Tables of Variables in Sports and Activities Appendix B: ACSM Position Stand on Proper and Improper Weight Loss Programs Appendix C: ACSM Position Stand on the Recommended Quantity and Quality of Exercise for Developing and Maintaining Cardiorespiratory and Muscular Fitness in Healthy Adults Appendix D: ACSM Position Stand on Physical Activity, Physical Fitness and Hypertension Appendix E: ACSM Position Stand on the Use of Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids in Sports Appendix F: ACSM Position Stand on Weight Loss in Wrestlers Appendix G: ACSM Position Stand on Exercise for Patients With Coronary Artery Disease Appendix H: The New Label Format Appendix I: The Food Guide Pyramid...What Is a Serving? Index

ISBN: 9780849379147
ISBN-10: 0849379148
Series: Nutrition in Exercise and Sport
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 6th February 1995
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.62
Edition Number: 1

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