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Sport Nutrition for Health and Performance, Second Edition

Sport Nutrition for Health and Performance, Second Edition
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Price: $81.00
Model: 9780736052955

This second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest issues, guidelines, and recommendations for active individuals. Chapters dealing with macronutrients and micronutrients have been entirely rewritten, and all chapters have been revised to reflect the latest Dietary Reference Intakes, USDA Food Guide Pyramid, Food Pyramid for Athletes, Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and physical activity recommendations from various organizations, including the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines by DHHS. Following are some of the current topics discussed in the text:
    Carbohydrate recommendations for athletes before, during, and after exercise
    Protein requirements of athletes based on the latest research
    Updated evaluation of the fat needs of athletes and the role of fat loading
    An evidence-based reexamination of various diets and techniques used for weight loss
    New research on body composition assessments and standards
    The latest on controversial nutrition issues such as the role of protein, vitamin D, and energy in bone health and new criteria for assessing bone health in young adults. New nutrition and fitness assessments, questionnaires, and methods for measuring energy expenditure.
    Updated information on various topics such as the issues of the active female, ergogenic aids, energy balance, and fluid balance

© 2009 Hardback Book 560 pages

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