Nutrition and Sport

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Don MacLaren
Elsevier Health Sciences, Jan 1, 2007 - Medical - 260 pages
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.
 

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Contents

Dietary survey methods
21
Describe the size determinants and variation of the components of daily
30
The role of fats as an energy source
73
Micronutrients important for exercise
119
Maintenance of fluid balance in sport and exercise
137
Antioxidants and free radicals
153
Nutritional concerns of female athletes
187
Chronobiology and nutrition
207
The practical aspects of sports nutrition
229
Glossary
243
Index
249
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About the author (2007)

Editor of over 5 books and book chapters, and over 50 peer reviewed scientific papers. Fellow of the European College of Sports Sciences; Fellow of the British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences; Chair 'Sports Nutrition Interest Group' - BASES; Committee member - Nutrition Society's 'Sports & Exercise Nutrition Working Party'

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