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Author Smolin, Lori A.

Title Healthy eating : a guide to nutrition : nutrition for sports and exercise / Lori A. Smolin, Mary B. Grosvenor
Edition Second edition
Published New York : Chelsea House, [2010]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  613.7 Smo/Nfs 2010  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  613.7 Smo/Nfs 2010  AVAILABLE
Description 192 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Healthy eating : a guide to nutrition
Contents Nutrition, fitness, and health -- Understanding and meeting nutrient needs -- Understanding what happens when we exercise -- Food provides energy for activity -- Energy and nutrient needs of athletes -- Keeping cool: why are water and electrolytes so important? -- What should athletes eat? Ergogenic supplements: are they safe? Nutritional problems common among athletes
Summary The human body needs the right "fuel" in the form of nutrition foods and sufficient fluids to perform optimally for an athlete or exercise enthusiast, the balance of nutritious foods and proper hydration is critical for peak performance and overall health. Nutrition for Sports and Exercise, Second Edition introduces readers to the science of nutrition for athletes and sports buffs. The book explores the dangers athletes may face when they neglect their nutritional needs and provides valuable information about how athletes can best achieve optimal nutrition
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nutrition.
Athletes -- Nutrition.
Exercise -- Physiological aspects.
Nutrition -- Popular works.
Athletes -- Nutrition -- Popular works.
Exercise -- Physiological aspects -- Popular works.
Author Grosvenor, Mary B.
Ebook Library.
LC no. 2010005692
ISBN 1604138041 hardcover
9781604138047 hardcover
Other Titles Nutrition for sports and exercise