Nutrition before, during and after training or a sporting event can improve the comfort, energy and performance of athletes of all levels, from elite to recreational, as well as providing long-term health benefits. Nutrition for Sport, Exercise and Performance offers a clear, practical and accessible guide to the fundamentals of sport and exercise nutrition. The expert authors begin by explaining key principles, including understanding energy systems, exercise physiology and metabolism. They cover the basics of digestion, absorption and nutrition; examine the key macronutrients and micronutrients essential for performance; and discuss the process of dietary assessment. Part 2 goes on to explore in detail nutrition for pre- and post-training, hydration, the use of supplements and body composition, and provides guidance on developing plans for both individual athletes and teams. The final component examines specific nutrition issues and special needs, including working with elite athletes, strength-and-power athletes, young, older and disabled athletes, endurance sports, GI disturbances and rehabilitation issues. Cultural issues are also explored, including diets for vegan and vegetarian athletes, and religious perspectives and requirements. Featuring contributions from a range of sport and exercise nutrition professionals and including practical diet plans, diagrams and the latest research and evidence throughout, this is a core reference for undergraduates, nutritionists and trainers.
Insightful, well-organized, and clearly written, NUTRITION FOR SPORT AND EXERCISE, 3rd Edition, integrates nutrition and exercise physiology principles, emphasizing scientific reasoning and examining research studies to illuminate the evidence for current nutritional recommendations. The authors carefully illustrate the connections between exercise, nutrition, and, the ultimate goals: optimal performance and health. In addition to explaining the rationale behind the recommendations made to athletes, this text helps instructors and students translate these recommendations to specific plans for the appropriate amount and type of foods, beverages, and/or supplements to support training, performance, and recovery. First and foremost, this book is scientifically sound and evidence-based, but it also is filled with practical nutrition information to demonstrate the application of the material. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Food and drink choicesbefore, during and after training and competition havea direct impact on health, body mass and composition, nutrientavailability and recovery time, and anoptimal diet can significantly improve exerciseperformance. Nutrition for Sport and Exerciseoutlines the fundamental principles of nutrition inrelation to sport and exercise and then applies these principlesthrough practical tools such as food and nutrient lists, recipesand menu options. This practical guide translates theathlete’s goals into achievable strategies and shortens thegap between theory and practice. Equipping the reader tosuccessfully implement dietary changes, this is an invaluableresource for athletes, sports physicians and undergraduate studentsof nutrition and sport and exercise science courses. Special Features Dedicated chapters on the impact and relevance of specific nutrients and food groups Includes recipes and menu options Covers the area of sport and exercise nutrition with anevidence-based approach Concise and accessible, combining theory and practice
Nutrition for Sport and Exercise, Second Edition gives you a wealth of information and guidance to design effective nutrition programs for athletic clients and promote lifelong health through proper nutrition. This one-volume resource covers a broad range of topics in diet and exercise and ends the confusion about proper nutrition for active people of every age. This powerful guide, using new research, gives you the facts and strategies to assess athletes' nutritional requirements and to use diet to improve performance and enhance overall health.
The main objective of sports nutrition is to deal with strain, to processhat strain, and to recover quickly. This text does not deliver dietaryecipes but rather makes recommendations for physiologically useful dietarylanning before, during and after strain in various sports.;The book examinesisk-prone groups in sports nutrition. The emphasis is on presenting researchn the effects of carbohydrates and proteins and other more active substances,uch as vitamins and minerals, on performance training.;Particular attentions also paid to the intake of food and fluids under special conditions suchs training in heat, in the cold and at high altitudes. The author givesdvice on the additional intake of energy suppliers and active substanceshat are indispensable and permissible on modern performance training.erformance improvement through doping is rejected. Also covered in the bookre aspects of weight regulation, "outsider" diets, vegetarianism and sportor diabetics.
Sport Nutrition, Third Edition, uses a physiological basis to provide an in-depth look at the science supporting nutrition recommendations. Students will come away with an understanding of nutrition as it relates to sport and the influence of nutrition on performance, training, and recovery.
Translate current nutrition recommendations and guidelines into specific plans. Dunford/Doyle's NUTRITION FOR SPORT AND EXERCISE, 5th Edition helps you select the appropriate type of foods, beverages and/or supplements you need to support training, performance and recovery. This practical book emphasizes the scientific basis for sports nutrition recommendations and highlights current research studies of trained athletes from a variety of sports. Detailed explanations of the connection between exercise and nutrition help you reach your ultimate goals--optimal performance and health. Entire chapters are devoted to diet planning, disordered eating, exercise patterns in athletes, and achieving lifelong fitness and health. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Health & Fitness by Richard B. Kreider PhD FACSM FISSN FNAK
We all want to look and feel good. We also want to perform well whether it's in the weight room, in sports, or at work. Research has shown exercise, proper nutrition, and adequate recovery affect health and human performance. However, there's lot of conflicting and confusing information regarding exercise and nutrition. In Essentials of Exercise and Sport Nutrition, author Dr. Richard B. Kreider offers an up-to-date assessment of the science and practice of exercise and sport nutrition. Kreider, who has conducted extensive research on the subject and has consulted with numerous teams, coaches, and athletes for more than thirty years, brings a scientific and applied perspective to discussing the latest research and how it can be used to optimize performance. He also provides summary recommendations, training programs, and meal plans for beginners through athletes, as well as for individuals who want to lose and/or manage their weight.
This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It addresses the key issues relating to sport and exercise nutrition by employing a critical review perspective. Sport and exercise nutrition has been recognised as a major component of any sports science/studies course for many years now. In this book, Don Mclaren has bought together many of the key issues in the field, written by recognised experts, to provide an outstanding sports nutrition treatise. The chapters focus on the key areas endemic to any sports nutrition programme.
Athletes by NATIONAL STRENGTH & CONDITIONING ASSOCIATION.
Author: NATIONAL STRENGTH & CONDITIONING ASSOCIATION.
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
NSCA's Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition, Second Edition, examines the effects that nutrition has on performance, health, and body composition. It helps you understand how to assess an individual's nutrition status and--if it falls within your scope of practice--develop customized nutrition plans.
Now widely adopted on courses throughout the world, the prestigious Nutrition Society Textbook series provides students with the scientific basics in nutrition in the context of a systems and disease approach rather than on a nutrient by nutrient basis. In addition books provide a means to enable teachers and students to explore the core principles of nutrition and to apply these throughout their training to foster critical thinking at all times. This NS Textbook on Sport and Exercise Nutrition has been written to cover the latest information on the science and practice of sport and exercise nutrition. A key concept behind this textbook is that it aims to combine the viewpoints of world leading nutrition experts from both academia/research and a practical stand point. Plus where necessary there are additional practitioner based authors to ensure theory is translated into practice for each chapter in the form of either ‘practice tips' or ‘information sheets' at the end of relevant chapters. The textbook in essence can be divided into three distinct but integrated parts: Part 1: covers the key components of the science that supports the practice of sport and exercise nutrition including comprehensive reviews on: nutrients both in general and as exercise fuels; exercise physiology; hydration, micronutrients; and supplements. Part 2: moves into focusing on specific nutrition strategies to support different types of training including: resistance; power/sprint; middle distance/speed endurance; endurance; technical/skill, team; and specific competition nutrition needs. The unique format of this textbook is that it breaks down nutrition support into training specific as opposed to the traditional sport specific support. This reflects the majority of current sport and exercise requirements of the need to undertake concurrent training and therefore facilitating targeted nutrition support to the different training components through the various macro and micro training cycles. Part 3: explores some of the practical issues encountered in working in the sport and exercise nutrition field and includes key sport related topics such as: disability sport; weight management; eating disorders; bone and gut health; immunity; injury; travel; and special populations and situations. READERSHIP: Students of nutrition and dietetics at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. All those working in the field of nutrition and related health sciences.
The third edition of Nutrition in Exercise and Sport has been updated and expanded to include the latest developments in the field. This third edition of a bestseller among sports nutrition and health professionals now fully discusses the role of exercise and nutrition in both wellness and in disease prevention. In addition, new chapters on the history of sports nutrition, antioxidants, vegetarianism, the young athlete, the older athlete, the diabetic athlete, the physically disabled athlete, sports specific nutrient requirements, and body composition changes have been added. Top sports nutrition practitioners and exercise scientists have contributed chapters that provide practical nutritional guidelines for those engaged in various types of physical performance. This book is a one-volume library on sports nutrition for research scientists in applied sports nutrition, dietitians, exercise physiologists, sports medicine physicians, coaches, trainers, athletes, and nutritionists. The first two editions of this book have been widely used in sports nutrition courses. Nutrition in Exercise and Sport is the standard in the field.
The use of antioxidants in sports is controversial due to existing evidence that they both support and hinder athletic performance. Antioxidants in Sport Nutrition covers antioxidant use in the athlete ́s basic nutrition and discusses the controversies surrounding the usefulness of antioxidant supplementation. The book also stresses how antioxidants may affect immunity, health, and exercise performance. The book contains scientifically based chapters explaining the basic mechanisms of exercise-induced oxidative damage. Also covered are methodological approaches to assess the effectiveness of antioxidant treatment. Biomarkers are discussed as a method to estimate the bioefficacy of dietary/supplemental antioxidants in sports. This book is useful for sport nutrition scientists, physicians, exercise physiologists, product developers, sport practitioners, coaches, top athletes, and recreational athletes. In it, they will find objective information and practical guidance.
This textbook provides the reader with thorough coverage of the role nutrition plays in enhancing one's health, fitness and sport performance. Modern research and practical activities are incorporated throughout.
As sport has become more professionalised over the last thirty years, so the role of nutrition in promoting health and performance has become ever more important to athletes who search for the extra edge to succeed in their respective sports. With the expansion in the provision of medical and scientific support services in elite sport, those who advise athletes have had to become adept at identifying those dietary strategies that will help them to outperform their competitors. This book is structured in two parts. The first analyses the science that underpins the nutritional goals of athletes, with a focus on the implications for athletes during training, competition and recovery. The second looks more closely at the practical implications for different sport categories, i.e. those that focus on strength, power or endurance, and on weight category sports, team sports and winter sports. This volume will be of value to sports dieticians and nutritionists and others involved in the care and support of athletes, as well as to those who take an interest in the subject of sport nutrition and competitive performance. Coaches and athletes will also find much of interest here. This book is based on the proceedings of the third in a series of Consensus Conferences in Sports Nutrition organised under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee. It was published as a special issue of the Journal of Sports Sciences.
Health & Fitness by NSCA -National Strength & Conditioning Association
Author: NSCA -National Strength & Conditioning Association
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Category: Health & Fitness
NSCA’s Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition provides valuable information and guidelines that address the nutrition needs for the broad range of clientele serviced by strength and conditioning professionals, personal trainers, and sport dietitians. Whether you work with fitness enthusiasts or competitive athletes, this resource will lead you through the key concepts of sport and exercise nutrition so that you can assess an individual’s nutrition status and—if it falls within your scope of practice—develop customized nutrition plans. Developed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and subjected to an intensive peer-review process, this authoritative resource offers the latest research and literature review from respected scientists and practitioners with expertise in nutrition, exercise, and sport performance. NSCA’s Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition covers all aspects of food selection, digestion, metabolism, and hydration relevant to sport and exercise performance. This comprehensive resource will help you understand safe and effective ways to improve training and performance through natural nutrition-based ergogenic aids like supplementation and macronutrient intake manipulation. You will also learn guidelines about proper fluid intake to enhance performance and the most important criteria for effectively evaluating the quality of sport drinks and replacement beverages. Finally, cutting-edge findings on nutrient timing based on the type, intensity, and duration of activity will help you understand how to recommend the correct nutrients at the ideal time to achieve optimal performance results. In addition to presenting research relating to sport and exercise nutrition, each chapter includes a professional application section that will help you make the connection between the literature and its practical implementation. Sidebars emphasize important topics, and reproducible forms consisting of a food log, brief athlete nutrition assessment, and goal-setting questionnaire can be copied and shared with your clients. A running glossary keeps key terms at your fingertips, and extensive references within the text offer starting points for your continued study and professional enrichment. Each client and athlete requires a customized diet tailored to the frequency, intensity, duration, and specificity of the training and demands of the sport or activity. With NSCA’s Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition, you will learn how food, sport supplements, and their interactions with a client’s biological systems can enhance exercise and sport performance for optimal training, recovery, and competition. NSCA’s Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition is part of the Science of Strength and Conditioning series. Developed with the expertise of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), this series of texts provides the guidelines for converting scientific research into practical application. The series covers topics such as tests and assessments, program design, nutrition, and special populations.
This new text presents the most up-to-date research based information regarding popular sport/performance nutrient dense diets and nutritional supplements and their constituents that directly or indirectly utilize them. Previous chapters have been fully revised and new chapters have been added to cover important cutting edge topics. New chapters include: (1) Carbohydrate Utilization and Disposal in Strength/Power Training & Sports, (2) Exercise for Athletes with Diabetes, and (3) Beyond the Obvious: Future Innovations in Sports Nutrition. The volume is divided into four sections: (1) The Industrial Nature of the Supplement Game; (2) Nutritional Basics First; (3) Specialized Nutritional Strategies & Supplements; and (4) Present and Future Directions of Nutritional Supplements. Editors and authors are co-founders, board members or members of the International Society of Sports Nutrition and or current/former doctoral students from the Exercise and Sport Nutrition Laboratory located at Texas A&M University. Nutritional Supplements in Sports and Exercise, Second Edition presents cutting edge information and is valuable to sports nutritionists, exercise physiologists, strength and conditioning/personal trainers, athletic trainers, athletic coaches, registered dietitians, and college/professional sport affiliates.