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Author Colberg, Sheri, 1963-

Title Diabetic athlete's handbook / Sheri R. Colberg
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2009]


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 MELB  616.462 Col/Dah  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 284 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Pt. I. Diabetic Athlete's Toolbox -- Ch. 1. Training for Fitness and Sports -- Ch. 2. Balancing Exercise Blood Sugars -- Ch. 3. Ups and Downs of Insulin and Other Medications -- Ch. 4. Diet and Supplements for Active People -- Ch. 5. Exercise and Blood Glucose Monitoring Guidelines -- Ch. 6. Thinking and Acting Like an Athlete -- Ch. 7. Preventing and Treating Athletic Injuries -- Pt. II. Guidelines for Specific Activities -- Ch. 8. Fitness Activities -- Ch. 9. Endurance Sports -- Ch. 10. Endurance-Power Sports -- Ch. 11. Power Sports -- Ch. 12. Outdoor Recreational Activities and Sports -- App. A. Diabetes and Athletic Organizations -- App. B. Diabetes, Sport, and Nutrition Web Sites
Summary "Renowned researcher and diabetes expert Dr. Sheri Colberg has developed a practical guide specifically for athletes of all ages with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The Diabetic Athlete's Handbook provides you with the most up-to-date information on insulins and other medications, glucose monitors, blood sugar management, nutrition and supplements, injury prevention and treatment, and mental strategies for maximizing performance and optimizing health. Featuring more than 100 sport-specific training guidelines for fitness, endurance, power, and outdoor activities, the Diabetic Athlete's Handbook is the one resource you can't afford to be without."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-274) and index
Subject Diabetic athletes -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Diabetes -- Exercise therapy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
LC no. 2008028738
ISBN 9780736074933 (paperback)
0736074937 (paperback)