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Title Essentials of sports nutrition study guide / edited by Jose Antonio [and others]
Published Totowa, NJ : Humana Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 691 pages) : illustrations
Contents pt. I. Basic exercise physiology -- 1. Thermodynamics, biochemistry, and metabolism / Christopher B. Scott -- 2. Skeletal muscle plasticity / Joseph A. Chromiak and Jose Antonio -- 3. The endocrinology of resistance exercise and training / William J. Kraemer [and others] -- 4. Cardiovascular and pulmonary responses to exercise / Rick Seip -- 5. Molecular biology of exercise and nutrition / Darryn S. Willoughby -- 6. Aspects of overtraining / Mike Greenwood -- pt. II. Exercise principles and assessment -- 7. Principles of exercise training / Steven J. Fleck -- 8. Laboratory and field techniques for measuring performance / Ronald W. Mendel and Christopher C. Cheatham -- 9. Methods of body composition assessment / Joe Weir -- 10. Nutritional assessment and counseling of athletes / Susan M. Kleiner -- pt. III. Basic and applied nutrition -- 11. An overview of macronutrients / Jennifer Hofheins -- 12. Protein / Tim N. Ziegenfuss and Jamie Landis -- 13. Fat / Lonnie Lowry -- 14. Carbohydrates / G. Gregory Haff -- 15. Vitamins and minerals / Darin Van Gammeren -- 16. Nutritional needs of endurance athletes / Suzanne Girard Eberle -- 17. Nutritional needs of strength/power athletes / Jim Stoppani, Timothy P. Scheett, and Michael R. McGuigan -- 18. A different look at the food guide pyramid / Alan E. Shugarman -- 19. Special needs of youth, women, and the elderly / Marie Spano -- pt. IV. Supplements -- 20. Sports applications of creatine / Richard B. Kreider -- 21. Weight loss ingredients / Christopher R. Mohr -- 22. An overview of sports supplements / Chris Lockwood -- 23. Hormonal supplements : legal and illegal / Jamie Landis and Tim N. Ziegenfuss -- pt. V. Special topics -- 24. Special legal review : the androstenedione ban and the criminalization of steroid precursors : implications for the sports nutritional supplement market / Richard D. Collins and Alan H. Feldstein -- 25. Very-low-carbohydrate diets / Jeff S. Volek and Cassandra Forsythe -- 26. Eating to improve body composition / Jose Antonio and Anssi H. Manninen -- 27. Nutrition before, during, and after exercise for the endurance athlete / John L. Ivy -- 28. Nutrition before, during, and after exercise for the strength/power athlete / Christopher J. Rasmussen
Summary From the Publisher: Millions of consumers want to lose body fat, gain muscle mass, and/or improve exercise performance. In addition to an exercise program, they often look to sports supplements as 'tools' to help them reach their goals. This book, the culmination of years of work by the thought leaders in the sports nutrition field will help the consumer, student, scientist, and sports nutrition professional sift through the huge volume of information and come up with reasonable and scientifically-based ideas and conclusions about sports nutrition. Written and edited by the leaders in the field and members of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, the Essentials of Sports Nutrition and Supplements combines basic science with the best in applied sports nutrition. Topics in this book include: Endocrinology and Exercise; Principles of Exercise Training; An Overview of Dietary Supplements; Nutritional Needs of Endurance Athletes; Nutritional Needs of Strength-Power Athletes; Sports Application of Creatine; Eating to Improve Body Composition; Pre-, During, and Post-Workout Nutrition for Endurance Athletes; Pre- During, and Post-Workout Nutrition for Strength-Power Athletes. But the book covers much more than the short list above. Whether you are a student, scientist or sports nutrition professional, this book will serve as the resource for you in this rapidly growing field
Notes "International Society of Sport Nutrition"--Cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nutrition -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Athletes -- Nutrition -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Dietary supplements -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Exercise -- Physiological aspects -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Sports Medicine.
Athletic Performance -- physiology.
Dietary Supplements.
Exercise -- physiology.
Genre/Form Problems and exercises.
Problems and exercises.
Form Electronic book
Author Antonio, Jose, 1962-
International Society of Sport Nutrition.
ISBN 1588296113 (alk. paper)
1597453021 (e-ISBN)
9781588296115 (alk. paper)
9781597453028 (e-ISBN)
Other Titles Essentials of sports nutrition and supplements