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Advanced sports nutrition /

"Far beyond the typical food pyramid formula, Advanced Sports Nutrition offers serious strategies for serious athletes. This comprehensive guide includes the latest nutrition concepts for athletes in any sport. World-renowned sports nutritionist Dr. Dan Benardot breaks down the chemistry of... Full description

Main Author: Benardot, Dan, 1949-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, 2012
Edition: 2nd ed.
Contents: Pt. I. Nutrition sources for athletes : Energy nutrients ; Vitamins and minerals ; Fluids and electrolytes ; Ergogenic aids -- pt. II. Nutrition aspects of optimal performance : GI function and energy delivery ; Nutrient and fluid timing ; Oxygen transportation and utilization ; Strategies for anti-inflammation and muscular health -- pt. III. Factors affecting nutrition needs : Travel ; High altitude ; Gender and age ; Body composition and weight -- pt. IV. Nutrition strategies for specific energy systems : Anaerobic metabolism for high-intensity bursts and power ; Aerobic metabolism for endurance ; Metabolic needs for both power and endurance -- pt. V. Nutrition plans for specific sports : Sports requiring power and speed ; Sports requiring endurance ; Sports requiring combined power and endurance -- Appendix : Institute of Medicine's dietary reference intakes for macronutrients.
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