Nutrition for Sport and Exercise: A Practical Guide

Editor/Author Daries, Hayley
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $58.99
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $88.48
ISBN: 978-1-40-515354-6
Category: Food, Drink, Nutrition
Image Count: 11
Book Status: Available
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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 athletes goals into achievable strategies and shortens the gap between theory and practice.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Foreword, Professor Timothy D Noakes
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 The Athlete's Energy Needs
  • 3 Laying the Foundation of a Good Diet
  • 4 Carbohydrates
  • 5 Protein
  • 6 Fats
  • 7 Vitamins and Minerals
  • 8 Fluid Balance
  • 9 Performance-Enhancing (Ergogenic) Aids
  • Appendix: Reference Values for Estimated Energy Expenditure
  • Glossary
  • Student Exercises
  • Answers to Student Exercises
  • References
  • Internet Resources