Sport Nutrition

Clinical Sport Nutrition, 3rd Edition

Louise Burke, Vicki Deakin
Clinical Sports Nutrition is a comprehensive reference that provides state-of-the-art sports nutrition information, coupled with advice on how to apply sports nutrition guidelines in a clinical and practical framework. Each chapter contains specific reviews followed by practice tips. The contributing authors are leading academics, physicians and sports dietitians from Australia, Canada, United States, United Kingdom and Finland. This edition has been revised with an emphasis on updating knowledge and practice that developed since 2000. In particular it provides valuable new information on:...

Practical Sports Nutrition

Louise Burke
As knowledge and practice of sports nutrition become increasingly sophisticated, there is new appreciation of the fact that basketball players, runners, gymnasts--all athletes--have different nutritional needs. Practical Sports Nutrition is the first text to provide detailed, sport-specific advice enabling you to approach individual athletes and teams with an understanding of their sport and unique nutritional needs. Unlike other texts on the subject that get caught up with chemistry and science, this book provides information that is applied, practical, and useful. Nutrition expert Louise...

Nancy Clarke's Sports Nutrition Guidebook

Nancy Clarke
What's the best diet for good health and athletic performance? Nancy Clark, M.S., R.D., describes the dietary balance and specific foods shown to be optimal for athletes from recreational exercisers to Olympic hopefuls, citing supporting studies. Refreshingly free of high-protein hype, Clark emphasizes a varied, wholesome, moderate diet high in complex carbohydrates ("without question, wholesome carbohydrates are the best choices for fueling your muscles and promoting good health"), especially whole grains and starches; adequate but not excessive protein; and 20 to 35 percent fat. Learn the...