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Author Colberg, Sheri, 1963-

Title The diabetic athlete / Sheri Colberg
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2001]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  616.462 Col/Dat  AVAILABLE
Description x, 261 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
regular print
Contents Training for sports and fitness -- Balancing exercise blood sugars -- The ups and downs of insulin -- supplements and eating for exercise -- guidelines for Type 1 diabetes -- Guidelines for Type 2 Diabetes -- Endurance sports -- Power sports -- Fitness activities -- Recreational sports -- Appendix A: Diabetic athletes and sport organizations -- Appendix B: Sport and nutrition web sites of interest -- Appendix C: Diabetic athlete activity questionnaire
Summary "The Diabetic Athlete" is the only book on the market that gives athletes and dedicated fitness enthusiasts with type 1 and type 2 diabetes the practical tips they need to manage their diabetes better while training and competing for performance. It provides examples from hundreds of diabetic athletes who share their experiences from sports and fitness training. 37 illustrations
Analysis Diabetes
Notes "Prescriptions for exercise and sports" -- cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-254) and index
Subject Diabetes -- Diet therapy.
Diabetic athletes.
Diabetes -- Exercise therapy.
Diabetes Mellitus.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
LC no. 00031907
ISBN 0736032711
Other Titles Diabetic athlete : prescriptions for exercise and sports