Nutrition for Sport and Exercise
A Practical GuideeBook - 2012
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 Exercise outlines 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 FeaturesDedicated 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