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Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition + Navigate 2 Advantage Access, 5th Edition

  • Heather Hedrick Fink
  • Alan E. Mikesky
  • ISBN-10: 1284101398
  • ISBN-13: 9781284101393
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
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About the Product

Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools Revised and updated with a full-color design and art program, the Fifth Edition of Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition provides students and practitioners with the most up-to-date information relating to diet and athletic performance so they can assist athletes and fitness enthusiasts in achieving their personal performance goals. With data and statistics reflecting the latest research and guidelines, the Fifth Edition demonstrates effective ways of communicating nutritional messages to athletes and motivating individuals to make permanent behavior change. With Navigate 2, technology and content combine to expand the reach of your classroom. Whether you teach an online, hybrid, or traditional classroom-based course, Navigate 2 delivers unbeatable value. Experience Navigate 2 today at

Table of Contents

Section 1 The Basics of Sports Nutrition
Chapter 1: Introduction to Sports Nutrition
Chapter 2: Nutrients: Ingestion to Energy Metabolism
Chapter 3: Carbohydrates
Chapter 4: Fats
Chapter 5: Proteins
Chapter 6: Vitamins
Chapter 7: Minerals
Chapter 8: Water
Chapter 9: Nutritional Ergogenics

Section 2 The Practical Application of Sports Nutrition
Chapter 10: Nutrition Consultation with Athletes
Chapter 11: Weight Management
Chapter 12: Endurance and Ultra-Endurance Athletes
Chapter 13: Strength/Power Athletes
Chapter 14: Team Sport Athletes
Chapter 15: Special Populations
Chapter 16: Jobs in Sports Nutrition

Appendix A You Are the Nutrition Coach—Answers
Appendix B The Gastrointestinal Tract
Appendix C Major Metabolic Pathways
Appendix D Calculations and Conversions
Appendix E Growth and Body Mass Index Charts
Appendix F Dietary Reference Intakes

New to this edition

  • Features a new full-color design and art program, adding a new dimension to the text’s readability that serves to better highlight key features
  • Discusses the revised Nutrition Facts label and incorporates coverage of the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
  • Provides updated sport nutrition recommendations based on the 2016 position statement from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), and the Dietitians of Canada
  • Includes coverage of the 2016 World Anti-Doping Association Prohibited Substances List
  • Discusses the use of mobile apps and technology in weight management as part of several new Fortifying Your Nutrition Knowledge boxes
  • Incorporates Workbook content within the Navigate 2 platform, with marginal callouts in the text referring students to the relevant activity