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Title Nutrition and exercise immunology / [edited by] David C. Nieman, Bente Klarlund Pedersen
Published Boca Raton, Fla : CRC Press, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (191 pages)
Series Nutrition in exercise and sport
Nutrition in exercise and sport.
Contents Exercise immunology: current issues / Laurel T. Mackinnon -- Carbohydrates and the immune response to prolonged exertion / David C. Nieman -- Lipids, exercise, and immunology / Jaya T. Venkatraman, Peter J. Horvath, and David R. Pendergast -- Protein, exercise, and immunity / David G. Rowbottom -- Glutamine, exercise, and the immune system / Thomas Rohde, Kenneth Ostrowski, and Bente K. Pedersen -- Vitamins, immunity, and infection risk in athletes / Edith M. Peters -- Minerals and exercise immunology / Michael Gleeson -- Cancer, nutrition, and exercise immunology / Jeffrey A. Woods -- Exercise, immune function, and nutrition--summary and future perspectives / Bente K. Pedersen and David C. Nieman
Summary This volume reviews the link between nutrition and immune function, with special application to athletic endeavour. It covers topics such as: carbohydrates and the immune response to prolonged exertion; protein, exercise and immunity; and vitamins, immunity and infection risk in athletes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Nutrition Physiology -- physiology
Exercise -- physiology
Immunity -- immunology
Exercise -- Immunological aspects
Exercise -- Immunological aspects.
MEDICAL -- Immunology.
Medicina esportiva.
Form Electronic book
Author Nieman, David C., 1950-
Pedersen, Bente Klarlund, 1956-
ISBN 1420041797