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Clinical Sports Nutrition

© 2015
by Louise Burke, Vicki Deakin

5th Edition Active, In-Print Paperback / softback
9781743073681 1743073682


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Clinical Sports Nutrition 5e is a cornerstone of the Sports Medicine series offered by McGraw-Hill. This complete practical and clinical reference provides the latest sports nutrition information, drawing on scientific research from around the globe.

All chapters have been substantially revised and updated with contributions from leading academics, physicians and sports dietitians in Australia, Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. In addition there are seven new commentaries:

?         A molecular view of exercise

?         Female athlete triad and energy availability

?         Measuring energy availability

?         Treating low energy availability

?         Vegetarian eating

?         Antioxidant supplementation and exercise

?         Fluid guidelines

This respected reference work is an invaluable asset for students and instructors in the discipline of sports nutrition, and is also essential reading for elite athletes, sports professionals and trainers who need to keep their knowledge current.


Chapter 1: Physiology of sports
Chapter 2: Dietary assessment of the athlete
Chapter 3: Physique assessment of the athlete
Chapter 4: Protein
Chapter 5: Energy requirements of the athlete
Chapter 6: Weight loss and the athlete
Chapter 7: making weight
Chapter 8: Eating disorders and disordered eating in athletes
Chapter 9: Bone, calcium, vitamin D and exercise
Chapter 10: Prevention, detection and treatment of iron depletion and deficiency in athletes
Chapter 11: Micronutrients
Chapter 12: Preparation for competition
Chapter 13: Competition, fluid and fuel
Chapter 14: Nutrition for recovery after training and competition
Chapter 15: Nutritional strategies to enhance fat oxidation during aerobic exercise
Chapter 16: Supplements and sports foods
Chapter 17: Nutritional issues for young athletes, children and adolscents
Chapter 18: Nutrition issues for the master athlete
Chapter 19: Special needs for the athlete with diabetes
Chapter 20: Athletes with gastrointestinal disorders, food allergies and food intolerance
Chapter 21: Special needs: the paralympic athlete
Chapter 22: Immunity, infective illness and injury
Chapter 23: Medical and nutritional issues for the travelling athlete
Chapter 24: Altitude, cold and heat
Chapter 25: Catering for athletes

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