Food, Nutrition and Sports Performance II: The International Olympic Committee Consensus on Sports Nutrition by Ron MaughanFood, Nutrition and Sports Performance II: The International Olympic Committee Consensus on Sports Nutrition by Ron Maughan

Food, Nutrition and Sports Performance II: The International Olympic Committee Consensus on Sports…

EditorRon Maughan, L.m. Burke, E.f. Coyle

Paperback | June 15, 2004

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This book summarizes the latest meeting of the world's leading researchers in sports nutrition, held at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. The aim of the conference was to review the latest developments in the world of sport nutrition, to follow up on developments since the previous 1991 conference, and to draw up guidelines to help athletes and coaches optimise their performance by using nutrition to support training and maximise performance in competition.

Subjects discussed in this cutting-edge collection include:

* energy balance and body composition
* the role of carbohydrates
* the role of proteins and amino acids
* athlete fluid and electrolyte requirements
* the use of dietary supplements for optimum performance and immune function.

Ron Maughan obtained his BSc (Physiology) and PhD from the University of Aberdeen, and held a lecturing position in Liverpool before returning to Aberdeen where he was based for almost 25 years. He is now a professor at Loughborough University, England. He has published extensively in the scientific literature, and is on the editorial ...
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Title:Food, Nutrition and Sports Performance II: The International Olympic Committee Consensus on Sports…Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.6 inPublished:June 15, 2004Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415339073

ISBN - 13:9780415339070

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Table of Contents

1. Energy balance and body composition in sports and exercise 2. Carbohydrates and fat for training and recovery 3. Pre-exercise carbohydrate and fat ingestion: effects on metabolism and performance 4. Fluid and fuel intake during exercise 5. Fluid and electrolyte needs for preparation and recovery from training and competition 6. Protein and amino acids 7. Dietary antioxidants and exercise 8. Dietary supplements 9. Exercise, nutrition and immune function 10. Nutritional strategies to influence adaptations to training