Sport Nutrition: An Introduction to Energy Production and Performance
Sport Nutrition: An Introduction to Energy Production and Performancepresents in-depth discussion of the science behind sport nutrition, including general principles, background, and rationale for current nutritional guidelines. Students will gain a solid understanding of the principles of nutrition as they relate specifically to sport. Students will also learn how to distinguish between fact and fallacy in the confusing world of sport nutrition and supplements.
The logical organization of the book helps instructors deliver a comprehensive introductory course in nutrition as well as reinforce comprehension, retention, and application for all students—including those without a science background. The following are some of the student-friendly features:
-Summary appendix that explains the fundamental concepts of biochemistry, biology, chemistry, and physiology
-Extensive glossary of terms and commonly used abbreviations
-Numerous standard textbook elements, including learning objectives, key points, and key terms
Well-respected authors Asker Jeukendrup, PhD, and Michael Gleeson, PhD, are