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Author Jeukendrup, Asker E., 1969-

Title Sport nutrition : an introduction to energy production and performance / Asker Jeukendrup, Michael Gleeson
Published Champaign, Ill. ; Leeds : Human Kinetics, 2004


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 MELB  613.2024796 Jeu/Sna  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 411 pages : illustrations, ; 28 cm
regular print
Contents Ch. 1. General principles of nutrition -- Ch. 2. Fuel sources for muscle and exercise metabolism -- Ch. 3. Energy -- Ch. 4. Gastric emptying, digestion, and absorption -- Ch. 5. Carbohydrate -- Ch. 6. Fat -- Ch. 7. Protein and amino acids -- Ch. 8. Water requirements and fluid balance -- Ch. 9. The micronutrients : vitamins and minerals -- Ch. 10. Nutrition supplements -- Ch. 11. Weight management -- Ch. 12. Eating disorders in athletes -- Ch. 13. Nutrition and immune function in athletes -- App. A. Key concepts in biological chemistry relevant to sport nutrition -- App. B. Unit conversion tables -- App. C. Recommended daily allowances for North America -- App. D. Reference nutrient intakes for the United Kingdom -- App. E. Recommended dietary intakes for Australia
Summary "Sport Nutrition: An Introduction to Energy Production and Performance is an introductory-level text that gives students a comprehensive understanding of the basics of nutrition as it relates to sport." "The logical organization of the book helps instructors deliver a comprehensive introductory course in nutrition as well as reinforce comprehension, retention, and application for all students - including those without a science background."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Athletes -- Nutrition.
Sports -- physiology.
Physical Fitness -- physiology.
Exercise -- physiology.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Sports Medicine -- methods.
Author Gleeson, Michael, 1956-
LC no. 2004005192
ISBN 0736034048 soft cover