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Author Cardwell, Glenn, 1956- author

Title Gold medal nutrition / Glenn Cardwell
Edition Fifth edition
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2012]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  613.2024796 Car/Gmn 2012  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 248 pages. : illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents Sports nutrition principles for athletes. Nutrition and fuel systems for sport ; Protein for growth and maintenance ; Carbohydrate for energy ; Calcium, iron and vitamins for health and performance ; Liquids for hydration, cooling and energy -- Practical sports nutrition for athletes. Food choices for the athlete's kitchen ; Digestion and timing of meals ; What to eat and drink before, during and after exercise ; Nutritional supplements ; Nutrition for vegetarian athletes ; Meal tips for restaurants and road trips -- Weight management for athletes. Muscle building and weight gain strategies ; Fat burning and weight loss strategies ; Nutrition for selected sports
Summary A practical resource for recreational and elite athletes, coaches and health professionals. Learn how to get enough protein, find the best nutritional supplements, eat to bulk up, travel well, and avoid jet lag, among other subjects
Notes Previous edition 2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Athletes -- Nutrition.
Physical fitness -- Nutritional aspects.
Athletic Performance -- physiology.
Nutritional Requirements.
LC no. 2012002719
ISBN 1450411207
9781450411202 (paperback)