Nutrition for Sport and Exercise

Nutrition for Sport and Exercise

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Insightful, well-organized, and clearly written, NUTRITION FOR SPORT AND EXERCISE, 2nd Edition integrates nutrition and exercise physiology principles, emphasizing scientific reasoning and examining research studies to illuminate the evidence for current nutritional recommendations. The authors carefully illustrate the connections between exercise, nutrition, and, the ultimate goals--optimal performance and health. In addition to explaining the rationale behind the recommendations made to athletes, this text helps instructors and students translate these recommendations to specific plans for the appropriate amount and type of foods, beverages, and/or supplements to support training, performance, and recovery. First and foremost, this book is scientifically sound and evidence-based, but it also is filled with practical nutrition information to demonstrate the application of the material. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.The minimum body weight formula uses current weight and minimum percentage of body fat. ... Assuming that she could lose weight only as body fat and achieve 12 percent body fat, both of which would be ... Weight cycling is common in sports where there are weight classes and an athletea#39;s weight must be certified before competition (for example, wrestling, lightweight rowing, boxing, judo, and taeanbsp;...

Title:Nutrition for Sport and Exercise
Author:Marie Dunford, J. Doyle
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-05-24


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