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Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance

Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance
  • Author : Debasis Bagchi
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 26 July 2013
  • ISBN : 0123964776
  • Pages : 568 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance: Muscle Building, Endurance, and Strength provides a comprehensive overview to understanding the integrated impact of nutrition on performance. The book is divided into five main themes: An introductory overview of the role of nutrition in human health Various types of physical exercises, including cardiovascular training, resistance training, aerobic and anaerobic exercise, bioenergetics, and energy balance. This section also covers the nutritional requirements associated with various fitness programs, as well as exercise and nutritional requirements in special populations, including the pre-pubertal, young, elderly, and disabled. Sports and nutritional requirements. The molecular mechanisms involved in muscle building A thorough review of various food, minerals, supplements, phytochemicals, amino acids, transition metals, small molecules and other ergogenic agents that have been implicated in muscle building and human performance This book is an ideal resource for nutritionists, dietitians, exercise physiologists, health practitioners, researchers, students, athletes, trainers, and all those who wish to broaden their knowledge of nutrition and its role in human performance. Discusses the impact of nutrition, including food, minerals, vitamins, hormones, trace elements, etc., that can significantly attenuate/improve human performance and sports Addresses the molecular and cellular pathways involved in the physiology of muscle growth and the mechanisms by which nutrients affect muscle health, growth and maintenance Encompasses multiple forms of sports/performance and the salient contribution of appropriate nutrition on special populations, including nutritional guidelines and recommendations to athletes Strong focus on muscle building


Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance

Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance
  • Author : Debasis Bagchi,Sreejayan Nair,Chandan K. Sen
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 26 July 2013
GET THIS BOOKNutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance

Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance: Muscle Building, Endurance, and Strength provides a comprehensive overview to understanding the integrated impact of nutrition on performance. The book is divided into five main themes: An introductory overview of the role of nutrition in human health Various types of physical exercises, including cardiovascular training, resistance training, aerobic and anaerobic exercise, bioenergetics, and energy balance. This section also covers the nutritional requirements associated with various fitness programs, as well as exercise and nutritional requirements in


Extreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods, and Nutrition

Extreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods, and Nutrition
  • Author : Sourya Datta,Debasis Bagchi
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 13 May 2019
GET THIS BOOKExtreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods, and Nutrition

Two crucial components of a healthy life are nutrition and exercise. The importance of appropriate diet, food and nutrition are extremely important to be successful in sports, and, especially, in extreme sports. Extreme sport is an activity where a participant must demonstrate both mental and physical skills. This type of activity provides an adrenaline rush to individuals who are part of the "community of extreme sportsmen." Extreme sports provide opportunity for individuals to be active and fit with added enjoyment


Nutritional Supplements in Sports and Exercise

Nutritional Supplements in Sports and Exercise
  • Author : Mike Greenwood,Matthew B. Cooke,Tim Ziegenfuss,Douglas S. Kalman,Jose Antonio
  • Publisher : Humana Press
  • Release : 04 September 2015
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This new text presents the most up-to-date research based information regarding popular sport/performance nutrient dense diets and nutritional supplements and their constituents that directly or indirectly utilize them. Previous chapters have been fully revised and new chapters have been added to cover important cutting edge topics. New chapters include: (1) Carbohydrate Utilization and Disposal in Strength/Power Training & Sports, (2) Exercise for Athletes with Diabetes, and (3) Beyond the Obvious: Future Innovations in Sports Nutrition. The volume is divided into four sections: (1)


Advanced Sports Nutrition

Advanced Sports Nutrition
  • Author : Dan Benardot
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release : 27 December 2011
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Advanced Sports Nutrition helped thousands of athletes apply the most effective and cutting-edge strategies for optimal fueling and performance. Now this best-seller returns, updated with the latest research, topics, and innovations in sports nutrition. Far beyond the typical food pyramid formula, Advanced Sports Nutrition offers serious strategies for serious athletes. This comprehensive guide includes the latest nutrition concepts for athletes in any sport. World-renowned sports nutritionist Dr. Dan Benardot breaks down the chemistry of improved performance into winning principles that



Nutrition for Sport, Exercise and Performance

Nutrition for Sport, Exercise and Performance
  • Author : Regina Belski,Adrienne Forsyth,Evangeline Mantzioris
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 17 July 2020
GET THIS BOOKNutrition for Sport, Exercise and Performance

Nutrition before, during and after training or a sporting event can improve the comfort, energy and performance of athletes of all levels, from elite to recreational, as well as providing long-term health benefits. Nutrition for Sport, Exercise and Performance offers a clear, practical and accessible guide to the fundamentals of sport and exercise nutrition. The expert authors begin by explaining key principles, including understanding energy systems, exercise physiology and metabolism. They cover the basics of digestion, absorption and nutrition; examine


Essentials of Sports Nutrition

Essentials of Sports Nutrition
  • Author : Fred Brouns,Cerestar-Cargill
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 07 February 2003
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Today's top athletes understand that meeting one's nutritional needs is critical when competing. Those who perform heavy physical activity must receive an increased level of nutrients, fluid and energy. This book offers a concise introduction to the links between nutrition and physical performance.


Performance Nutrition

Performance Nutrition
  • Author : Krista G. Austin,Bob Seebohar
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release : 03 February 2011
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Optimize training, enhance recovery, and improve performance with Performance Nutrition: Applying the Science of Nutrient Timing. Based on the most current research in nutrient timing, Performance Nutrition blends theory with applied content and real-life examples to help nutritionists, athletes, and coaches design nutrition plans based on each athlete’s individual needs and the specific demands of the sport. While other texts may provide a brief discussion of nutrient timing as a tool for improving sport performance, Performance Nutrition: Applying the


Plant-Based Sports Nutrition

Plant-Based Sports Nutrition
  • Author : D. Enette Larson-Meyer,Matt Ruscigno
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release : 28 June 2019
GET THIS BOOKPlant-Based Sports Nutrition

Gain the plant-based advantage! Join the thousands of runners, bodybuilders, and athletes from virtually every sport who rely on foods and beverages made without animal products. Every day an increasing number of athletes, even those who are not fully vegetarian or vegan, incorporate a plant-based diet when training or recovering from competition. In Plant-Based Sports Nutrition, registered dietitians Enette Larson-Meyer and Matt Ruscigno combine decades of evidence-based research with personal experience working with—and as—vegan and vegetarian athletes to


Vegetarian Sports Nutrition

Vegetarian Sports Nutrition
  • Author : D. Enette Larson-Meyer
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Release : 03 March 2021
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This volume enables the reader to maximise nutritional benefits to boost performance, through eating strategies, recipes and plans. It includes sample meal plans for before, during and after exercise.


Antioxidants in Sport Nutrition

Antioxidants in Sport Nutrition
  • Author : Manfred Lamprecht
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 17 September 2014
GET THIS BOOKAntioxidants in Sport Nutrition

The use of antioxidants in sports is controversial due to existing evidence that they both support and hinder athletic performance. Antioxidants in Sport Nutrition covers antioxidant use in the athlete ́s basic nutrition and discusses the controversies surrounding the usefulness of antioxidant supplementation. The book also stresses how antioxidants may affect immunity, health, and exercise performance. The book contains scientifically based chapters explaining the basic mechanisms of exercise-induced oxidative damage. Also covered are methodological approaches to assess the effectiveness of



Essentials of Creatine in Sports and Health

Essentials of Creatine in Sports and Health
  • Author : Jeffrey R. Stout,Jose Antonio,Douglas Kalman
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 30 December 2009
GET THIS BOOKEssentials of Creatine in Sports and Health

With all of the misinformation regarding the effects of creatine supplementation on health and sports performance, this book brings together the information on how creatine affects body composition, exercise performance, and health. Supported by the International Society of Sports Nutrition, this volume is timely and vital for all professionals in the field of sports nutrition.


Essentials of Exercise & Sport Nutrition: Science to Practice

Essentials of Exercise & Sport Nutrition: Science to Practice
  • Author : Richard B. Kreider PhD FACSM FISSN FNAK
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 09 July 2019
GET THIS BOOKEssentials of Exercise & Sport Nutrition: Science to Practice

We all want to look and feel good. We also want to perform well whether it's in the weight room, in sports, or at work. Research has shown exercise, proper nutrition, and adequate recovery affect health and human performance. However, there's lot of conflicting and confusing information regarding exercise and nutrition. In Essentials of Exercise and Sport Nutrition, author Dr. Richard B. Kreider offers an up-to-date assessment of the science and practice of exercise and sport nutrition. Kreider, who has


Sports Nutrition

Sports Nutrition
  • Author : Bill Campbell
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 19 November 2013
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With the constant flow of information related to sports nutrition coming from scholarly journals, it is difficult to sift through it all and determine what is relevant. Sports Nutrition: Enhancing Athletic Performance helps in this endeavor, with more than 1,000 references from top academic journals, offering critical knowledge concerning nutrient ingestion for enhancing exercise and sports performance. This book offers a clear focus on scientifically based sports nutrition advice to maximize performance. It also addresses exercise metabolism, which governs how nutrients