2008

Essentials of Sports Nutrition and Supplements

ISBN: 978-1-58829-611-5 (Print) 978-1-59745-302-8 (Online)

Table of contents (28 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Basic Exercise Physiology

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-20

      Thermodynamics, Biochemistry, and Metabolism

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      Pages 21-52

      Skeletal Muscle Plasticity

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      Pages 53-83

      The Endocrinology of Resistance Exercise and Training

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      Pages 85-101

      Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Responses to Exercise

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      Pages 103-119

      Molecular Biology of Exercise and Nutrition

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      Pages 121-142

      Aspects of Overtraining

  3. Exercise Principles and Assessment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 143-143

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      Pages 145-157

      Principles of Exercise Training

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      Pages 159-182

      Laboratory and Field Techniques for Measuring Performance

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      Pages 183-199

      Methods of Body Composition Assessment

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      Pages 201-234

      Nutritional Assessment and Counseling of Athletes

  4. Basic and Applied Nutrition

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 235-235

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      Pages 237-249

      An Overview of Macronutrients

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      Pages 251-266

      Protein

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      Pages 267-280

      Fat

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      Pages 281-311

      Carbohydrates

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      Pages 313-328

      Vitamins and Minerals

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      Pages 329-348

      Nutritional Needs of Endurance Athletes

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      Pages 349-370

      Nutritional Needs of Strength/Power Athletes

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      Pages 371-394

      A Different Look at the Food Guide Pyramid

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      Pages 395-414

      Special Needs of Youth, Women, and the Elderly

  5. Supplements

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 415-415

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      Pages 417-439

      Sports Applications of Creatine

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