Sport Nutrition

ISBN-10: 0736079629
ISBN-13: 9780736079624
Edition: 2nd 2010
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List price: $99.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 12/31/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 488
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Asker Jeukendrup, PhD, is a professor of exercise metabolism in the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Birmingham in Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK. He is an active researcher credited with many of the new findings in sport nutrition in the past decade. He is a registered sport and exercise nutritionist, having worked with many elite athletes and clubs, including the professional cycling team Rabobank, the Chelsea Football Club, UK Athletics, the British Olympic Association, African runners, and several Olympic and world champions. Jeukendrup has published extensively in sport nutrition and was an invited delegate to the IOC Consensus Conference on Sports Nutrition in Lausanne in 2003. He is a fellow of the AmericanCollege of Sports Medicine and the EuropeanCollege of Sport Sciences, the Physiological Society, the Nutrition Society, BASES, the New York Academy of Sciences, and the American Diabetic Association. He is also the editor of the European Journal of Sport Sciences. In his leisure time, he enjoys running, cycling, and competing in triathlons. He has completed more than 17 Ironman-distance races, including the Ironman Hawaii four times. Michael Gleeson, PhD,is a professor of exercise biochemistry in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences at LoughboroughUniversity in Loughborough, Leicestershire, UK. Gleeson is an active researcher in sport nutrition and has worked with numerous world-class athletes and professional football clubs. He has taught sport nutrition at the university level and has published extensively in scientific and medical journals. He also was an invited delegate to the IOC Consensus Conference on Sports Nutrition in Lausanne in 2003. He has a particular interest and expertise in the effects of exercise, training, and nutrition on immune function and has been both vice president and president of the International Society of Exercise and Immunology. Gleeson is also a fellow of the EuropeanCollege of Sport Sciences and a member of the AmericanCollege of Sports Medicine, the Physiological Society, and the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. He enjoys playing tennis, hill walking, and watching football and films.

Nutrients
Function of Nutrients
Carbohydrate
Fat
Protein
Water
Vitamins, Minerals, and Trace Elements
Phytonutrients
Nutrients and Recommended Intakes
Essential Nutrients
Development of Recommended Intakes
Current Recommended Intakes
Practical Guidelines for a Balanced Healthy Diet
Food Labels
Analyzing Dietary Intake
Fuel Sources for Muscle and Exercise Metabolism
Subcellular Skeletal Muscle Structure
Force Generation in Skeletal Muscle
Fiber Types
Energy for Muscle Force Generation
Fuel Stores in Skeletal Muscle
Regulation of Energy Metabolism
Metabolic Responses to Exercise
Metabolic Adaptations to Exercise Training
Energy
Energetic Efficiency
Measuring the Energy Content of Food
Measuring Energy Expenditure
Components of Energy Expenditure
Energy Balance
Gastric Emptying, Digestion, and Absorption
Anatomy of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Regulation of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Digestion
Absorption
Function of Bacteria in the Colon
Regulation of Gastric Emptying
Gastrointestinal Problems During and After Exercise
Carbohydrate
History
Role of Carbohydrate
Recommendations for Carbohydrate Intake
Carbohydrate Intake Days Before Competition
Carbohydrate Intake Hours Before Exercise
Carbohydrate Intake 30 to 60 Minutes Before Exercise
Carbohydrate During Exercise
Carbohydrate After Exercise
Fat
Fat Metabolism During Exercise
Limits to Fat Oxidation
Fat as a Fuel During Exercise
Regulation of Carbohydrate and Fat Metabolism
Fat Supplementation and Exercise
Effect of Diet on Fat Metabolism and Performance
Protein and Amino Acids
Amino Acids
Techniques to Study Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism
Protein Requirements for Exercise
Training and Protein Metabolism
Effect of Protein Intake on Protein Synthesis
Amino Acids as Ergogenic Aids
Protein Intake and Health Risks
Water Requirements and Fluid Balance
Thermoregulation and Exercise in the Heat
Effects of Dehydration on Exercise Performance
Mechanisms of Heat Illness
Effects of Fluid Intake on Exercise Performance
Daily Water Balance
Fluid Requirements for Athletes
Vitamins and Minerals
Water-Soluble and Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Recommended Intakes of Vitamins
Macrominerals and Microminerals
Recommended Intakes of Minerals
Critical Micronutrient Functions
Assessing Micronutrient Status
Exercise and Micronutrient Requirements
Ergogenic Effect of Micronutrient Supplementation
Recommendations for Micronutrient Intake in Athletes
Nutrition Supplements
Nonregulation of Nutrition Supplements
Critical Evaluation of Nutrition Supplements Studies
Androstenedione
Bee Pollen
Beta Alanine and Carnosine
Beta-Hydroxy Beta Methylbutyrate
Boron
Caffeine
L-Carnitine
Choline
Chromium
Coenzyme Q10
Creatine
Dehydroepiandrosterone
Fish Oil
Ginseng
Glycerol
Inosine
Lactate Salts and Polylactate
Lecithin
Medium-Chain Triacylglycerol
Pangamic Acid
Phosphatidylserine
Phosphorus
Pyruvate (and Dihydroxyacetone)
Sodium Bicarbonate
Sodium Citrate
Vanadium
Wheat Germ Oil
Contamination of Nutrition Supplements
Nutrition and Training Adaptations
Training Adaptations
Signal Transduction Pathways
Starting a Signaling Cascade
Secondary Signals
Nutrition Effects on Training Adaptations
Overtraining
Body Composition
Optimal Body Weight and Composition
Body Composition Models
NormalRangesof Body Weight and Body Fat
Weight Management
Body Weight and Composition in Different Sports
Genetics
Energy and Macronutrient Intake
Regulation of Appetite
Effect of Exercise on Appetite
Physical Activity and Energy Expenditure
Dietary Weight-Loss Methods
Exercise for Weight Loss
Decreased Resting Metabolic Rate With Weight Loss
Weight Cycling
Gender Differences in Weight Loss
Practicalities of Weight Loss for Athletes
Defining the Strategy
Eating Disorders in Athletes
Types of Eating Disorders
Prevalence of Eating Disorders in Athletes
Risk Factors
Effects of Eating Disorders on Sports Performance
Effects of Eating Disorders on the Athlete's Health
Treatment and Prevention of Eating Disorders
Nutrition and Immune Function in Athletes
Functions of the Immune System and Its Cellular Components
General Mechanism of the Immune Response
Effects of Exercise on the Immune System
Nutritional Manipulations to Decrease Immunodepression in Athletes
Mechanisms of Nutritional Influences on Immune Function in Athletes
Conclusions and Recommendations
Key Concepts in Biological Chemistry Relevant to Sport Nutrition
Unit Conversion Tables
Recommended Daily Allowances for North America
Reference Nutrient Intakes for the United Kingdom
Recommended Dietary Intakes for Australia
Glossary
References
Index

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