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Sports and Exercise Nutrition
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SPORTS AND EXERCISE NUTRITION

HARDBACK BY MCARDLE, WILLIAM D., BS, M.ED, PHD; KATCH, FRANK I.; KATCH, VICTOR L.

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ISBN
9781451175738
IMPRINT
LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS AND WILKINS
 
 
EDITION
FOURTH, INTERNATIONAL EDITION
PUBLISHER
LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS AND WILKINS
STOCK FOR DELIVERY
IN STOCK
FORMAT
HARDBACK
PAGES
704 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 MAY 2012

DESCRIPTION

Updated with the latest cutting-edge research findings, the Fourth Edition helps readers make the bridge between nutrition and exercise concepts and their practical applications. The book provides a strong foundation in the science of exercise nutrition and bioenergetics and offers valuable insights into how the principles work in the real world of physical activity and sports medicine. Case Studies and Personal Health and Exercise Nutrition activities engage readers in practical nutritional assessment problems.

CONTENTS

Part I: Food Nutrients: Structure, Function and Digestion, Absorption, and AssimilationChapter 1: The MacronutrientsChapter 2: The Micronutrients and WaterChapter 3: Digestion and Absorption of the Food NutrientsPart II: Nutrient Bioenergetics in Exercise and TrainingChapter 4: Nutrient Role in BioenergeticsChapter 5: Macronutrient Metabolism in Exercise and TrainingChapter 6: Measurement of Energy in Food and During Physical ActivityPart III: Optimal Nutrition for the Physically Active Person: Making Informed and Healthful ChoicesChapter 7: Nutritional Recommendations for the Physically Active PersonChapter 8: Nutritional Considerations for Intense Training and Sports CompetitionChapter 9: Making Wise Choices in the Nutrition MarketplacePart IV: Thermoregulation and Fluid Balance During Heat StressChapter 10: Exercise Thermoregulation, Fluid Balance, and RehydrationPart V: Purported Ergogenic AidsChapter 11: Pharmacologic and Chemical Ergogenic Aids EvaluatedChapter 12: Nutritional Ergogenic Aids EvaluatedPart VI: Body Composition, Weight Control, and Disordered Eating BehaviorsChapter 13: Body Composition Assessment and Sport-Specific ObservationsChapter 14: Energy Balance, Exercise, and Weight ControlChapter 15: Disordered EatingAppendix A: Nutritive Values for Common Foods, Alcoholic and Nonalcoholic Beverages, and Specialty and Fast Food ItemsAppendix B: Energy Expenditure in Household, Occupational, Recreational, and Sport ActivitiesAppendix C: Assessment of Energy and Nutrient Intakes: Three-Day Dietary SurveyAppendix D: Body Composition AssessmentAppendix E: Body Composition Characteristics of Athletes in Different SportsAppendix F: Three-Day Physical Activity Log