Sports nutrition / Kary Woodruff.

This book explores the relevance of sports nutrition for athletes and active individuals in a way that allows nutrition professionals to provide appropriate and consequential recommendations to this population. Energy, which is fundamental to the performing athlete, is defined and followed by a brea...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Woodruff, Kary (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY : Momentum Press Health, 2016.
Series:Nutrition and dietetics practice collection.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction to sports nutrition
  • 2. Measurement of energy
  • 3. Energy metabolism
  • 4. The building blocks of sports nutrition: carbohydrate, protein, fat, and hydration
  • 5. Athlete assessment
  • 6. Meal planning for the athlete
  • 7. Foods first, supplements second
  • 8. Common nutrition concerns among athletes
  • Glossary
  • Index.