Nelson Higher Education

Higher Education

, 2nd Edition

  • Jacqueline Berning
  • Suzanne Nelson Steen
  • ISBN-10: 0763737755
  • ISBN-13: 9780763737757
  • 0 Pages | Hardcover
  • COPYRIGHT: 2006 Published
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About the Product

Nutrition for Sport and Exercise, Second Edition gives you a wealth of information and guidance to design effective nutrition programs for athletic clients and promote lifelong health through proper nutrition. This one-volume resource covers a broad range of topics in diet and exercise and ends the confusion about proper nutrition for active people of every age. This powerful guide, using new research, gives you the facts and strategies to assess athletes' nutritional requirements and to use diet to improve performance and enhance overall health.


  • Shows readers how to translate research findings into practical advice that is sensitive to the needs and concerns of coeches and athletes.

  • All chapters have been prepared by professional who conduct research in nutrition and exercise, work closely with elite athletes or teams, or are elite athletes themselves educated in the science of sports nutrtion and exercise physiology.

  • This text offers unique insights on how to design and implement the optimal diet for individual athletes, and how nutrition can be used to achieve peak performance.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Exercise Physiology: Implications for Sports Nutrition
Chapter 2: Carbohydrate—The Master Fuel
Chapter 3: Protein Requirements of Athletes
Chapter 4: Fat as a Fuel During Exercise
Chapter 5: Minerals and Trace Minerals
Chapter 6: Antioxidant Supplementation for Persons Who Are Physically Active
Chapter 7: Nutritional Ergogenic Aids
Chapter 8: Fluid Needs of Athletes
Chapter 9: Body Composition Assessment and Relationship to Athletic Performance
Chapter 10: Energy Balance
Chapter 11: Eating Disorders
Chapter 12: Female Athletes and Bone
Chapter 13: Nutrition for the School-Age Child Athlete
Chapter 14: Eating While Traveling