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Title Antioxidants in sport nutrition / edited by Manfred Lamprecht
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 285 pages) : illustrations
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Contents Chapter 1. Mechanisms of oxidative damage and their impact on contracting muscle / Chad M. Kerksick and Micah Zuhl -- chapter 2. Nutritional antioxidants : it is time to categorise / Aalt Bast and Guido R.M.M. Haenen -- chapter 3. Antioxidants in athlete's basic nutrition : considerations towards a guideline for the intake of vitamin C and vitamin E / Oliver Neubauer and Christina Yfanti -- chapter 4. Antioxidants in sport nutrition : all the same effectiveness? / Karl-Heinz Wagner -- chapter 5. Well-known antioxidants and newcomers in sport nutrition : coenzyme Q10, quercetin, resveratrol, pterostilbene, pycnogenol and astaxanthin / Muaz Belviranli and Nilsel Okudan -- chapter 6. Polyphenols in sport : facts or fads? / Francesco Visioli -- chapter 7. Supplemental antioxidants and adaptation to physical training / Micah Gross and Oliver Baum -- chapter 8. Green tea catechins and sport performance / Ewa Jówko -- chapter 9. Acute and chronic effects of antioxidant supplementation on exercise performance / David J. Bentley, James Ackerman, Tom Clifford and Katie S. Slattery -- chapter 10. Evaluation of quercetin as a countermeasure to exercise-induced physiological stress / Manuela Konrad and David C. Nieman -- chapter 11. Inflammation and immune function : can antioxidants help the endurance athlete? / Lisa J. Elkington, Maree Gleeson, David B. Pyne, Robin Callister and Lisa G. Wood -- chapter 12. Influence of mixed fruit and vegetable concentrates on redox homeostasis and immune system of exercising people / Manfred Lamprecht, Georg Obermayer and Werner Seebauer -- chapter 13. Methodological considerations when evaluating the effectiveness of dietary/supplemental antioxidants in sport / Martin Burtscher, Dominik Pesta, Dietmar Fuchs, Maximilian Ledochowski and Hannes Gatterer -- chapter 14. Common questions and tentative answers on how to assess oxidative stress after antioxidant supplementation and exercise / Michalis G. Nikolaidis, Nikos V. Margaritelis, Vassilis Paschalis, Anastasios A. Theodorou, Antonios Kyparos and Ioannis S. Vrabas -- chapter 15. Biomarkers part 1 : biomarkers to estimate bioefficacy of dietary/supplemental antioxidants in sport / Joachim F. Greilberger, Michaela Greilberger and Radovan Djukic -- chapter 16. Biomarkers part 2 : biomarkers to estimate bioefficacy of dietary/supplemental antioxidants in sport / Cristina Vassalle, Alessandro Pingitore, Rachele De Giuseppe, Luisella Vigna and Fabrizia Bamonti
Summary "Antioxidant use in sports is controversial due to existing evidence that it both supports and hurts athletic performance. This book presents information on antioxidants, specifically for athletes, and their roles in sports nutrition. It stresses how antioxidants affect exercise performance, health, and immunity. Chapters cover oxidative stress; basic nutrition for athletes; major dietary antioxidants; sports supplements; performance/adaptation to exercise; antioxidants role in health and immunity; reviews on vitamins C, E, beta carotene, and minerals in sports nutrition; and roles polyphenols play in high-performance sport"-- Provided by publisher
Analysis antioxidanten
food supplements
Human Nutrition and Health
Humane voeding en gezondheid
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Antioxidants.
Athletes -- Nutrition.
Sports medicine.
Sports -- Physiological aspects.
Antioxidants -- physiology.
Athletes -- Nutrition.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Nutrition.
MEDICAL -- Nutrition.
MEDICAL -- Sports Medicine.
Sports medicine.
Sports -- Physiological aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Ackerman, James S., contributor.
Lamprecht, Manfred, editor.
ISBN 0429189583