Practical Applications In Sports Nutrition by Heather Hedrick FinkPractical Applications In Sports Nutrition by Heather Hedrick Fink

Practical Applications In Sports Nutrition

byHeather Hedrick Fink, Alan E. Mikesky

Paperback | December 11, 2013

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Revised and updated to keep pace with changes in the field, the Fourth Edition of Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition provides students and practitioners with the latest sports nutrition information and dietary practices so they can assist athletes and fitness enthusiasts in achieving their personal performance goals. With data and statistics from the latest nutrition research and guidelines, it demonstrates effective ways to communicate sports nutrition messages to athletes and how to motivate individuals to make permanent behavior change.Early chapters provide an introduction to sports nutrition and give a thorough explanation of macronutrients, micronutrients, and water and their relation to athletic performance. Later chapters focus on the practical and applied aspects of sports nutrition including behavior change through consultations and weight management. Chapter 15 targets the unique nutrition requirements of special populations such as athletes who are pregnant, vegetarian, or have chronic diseases. The text concludes with a chapter dedicated to helping readers discover the pathway to becoming a sports dietitian through education and experience.
Title:Practical Applications In Sports NutritionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:550 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 1.13 inPublished:December 11, 2013Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1284036693

ISBN - 13:9781284036695

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Sports NutritionChapter 2: Nutrients: Ingestion to Energy MetabolismChapter 3: CarbohydratesChapter 4: FatsChapter 5: ProteinsChapter 6: VitaminsChapter 7: MineralsChapter 8: WaterChapter 9: Nutritional ErgogenicsChapter 10: Nutrition Consultation with AthletesChapter 11: Weight ManagementChapter 12: Endurance and Ultra-endurance AthletesChapter 13: Strength/Power AthletesChapter 14: Team Sport AthletesChapter 15: Special PopulationsChapter 16: Jobs in Sports Nutrition