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Advanced Sports Nutrition-2nd Edition

ISBN-10: 1450401619
ISBN-13: 9781450401616
Edition: 2nd 2012
Authors: Dan Benardot
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Book details

List price: $35.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 12/27/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English

Dan Benardot, PhD, RD, LD, FACSM, is full professor and head of the division of nutrition at Georgia State University (GSU). He received his doctorate in human nutrition and health planning from Cornell University in 1980 and is a registered and licensed dietitian. Benardot’s primary area of expertise is sports nutrition, with a research emphasis in energy balance and nutrition issues related to young athletes. He cofounded and directs the Laboratory for Elite Athlete Performance at GSU.As the national team nutritionist and a founding member of the Athlete Wellness Program for USA Gymnastics, Benardot worked with the gold-medal-winning women’s gymnastics team at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games and the medal-winning U.S. marathoners at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. He also worked with the marathoners selected to represent the United States at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. He has served as an officer of the USA Figure Skating Sports Medicine Society and continues to work regularly with national team figure skaters. His research has been funded by several organizations, including the United States Olympic Committee, the Gatorade Sports Science Institute, and the American Cancer Society.Benardot has received doctor of humane letters, honoris causa, from Marywood University and is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Born in Salonika, Greece, Benardot gained his love for sports while growing up in the Lake Placid region of northern New York. He now lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where he enjoys cello, tennis, and photography.

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Nutrition Sources for Athletes
Energy Nutrients
Vitamins and Minerals
Fluids and Electrolytes
Ergogenic Aids
Nutrition Aspects of Optimal Performance
GI Function and Energy Delivery
Nutrient and Fluid Timing
Oxygen Transportation and Utilization
Strategies tor Anti-inflammation and Muscular Health
Factors Affecting Nutrition Needs
Travel
High Altitude
Gender and Age
Body Composition and Weight
Nutrition Strategies for Specific Energy Systems
Anaerobic Metabolism for High-Intensity
Bursts and Power
Aerobic Metabolism for Endurance
Metabolic Needs for Both Power and Endurance
Nutrition Plans for Specific Sports
Sports Requiring Power and Speed
Sports Requiring Endurance
Sports Requiring Combined Power and Endurance
Appendix: Institute of Medicine's Dietary Reference intakes for Macronutrients
Endnotes
Index
About the Author

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