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Author Driskell, Judy A. (Judy Anne)

Title Nutrition and exercise concerns of middle age / edited by Judy A. Driskell
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2009]


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Description xvii, 497 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Section I. Introduction -- Introduction: nutrition and exercise concerns of middle age / Judy A. Driskell -- Section II. Energy-yielding nutrients -- Carbohydrates / Michael S. Green and J. Andrew Doyle -- Lipids / Sarah J. Ehlers, Heather E. Rasmussen, and Ji-Young Lee -- Proteins / Brian S. Snyder and Mark D. Haub -- Section III. Vitamins -- Fat-soluble vitamins / Maria Stacewicz-Sapuntzakis and Gayatri Borthakur -- Vitamin C / Herb E. Schellhorn and Yi Li -- B-vitamins / George U. Liepa [and others] -- Section IV. Minerals -- Major minerals--calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus / Forrest H. Nielsen -- Iron / Emily M. Haymes -- Trace elements excluding iron--chromium and zinc / Henry C. Lukaski and Angus G. Scrimgeour -- Section V. Fluids and hydration -- Fluids, electrolytes, and hydration / Douglas S. Kalman -- Section VI. Other commonly consumed substances -- Caffeine and tannins / Joy Kandiah and Valerie A. Amend -- Herbal supplements / Jidong Sun and David W. Giraud -- Section VII. Recreational activities -- Endurance training / Shawn R. Simonson and Catherine G. Ratzin-Jackson -- Resistance training / Robert J. Moffatt, Jacob M. Wilson, and Tait Lawrence -- Section VIII. Age-related disorders -- Cardiovascular issues / Susan Hazels Mitmesser -- Cancer / Farid E. Ahmed
Summary Many health professionals today seem to approach sports nutrition and physical activity recommendations with a "one size fits all" approach. Surprisingly, little consideration goes into addressing the changing needs of athletes as they progress in age. "Nutrition and Exercise Concerns of Middle Age" addresses the specific nutritional and physical activity needs of active individuals thirty to sixty years old
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Exercise for middle-aged persons.
Middle-aged persons -- Nutrition.
Middle Aged.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Author Driskell, Judy A. (Judy Anne)
LC no. 2009001261
ISBN 1420066013