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Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition

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ISBN-10: 1284036693

ISBN-13: 9781284036695

Edition: 4th 2015

Authors: Heather Hedrick Fink, Alan E Mikesky

List price: $148.95
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Revised and updated to keep pace with changes in the field, the Fourth Edition of Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition provides students and practitioners with the latest sports nutrition information and dietary practices so they can assist athletes and fitness enthusiasts in achieving their personal performance goals. With data and statistics from the latest nutrition research and guidelines, it demonstrates effective ways to communicate sports nutrition messages to athletes and how to motivate individuals to make permanent behavior change.Early chapters provide an introduction to sports nutrition and give a thorough explanation of macronutrients, micronutrients, and water and their relation to athletic performance. Later chapters focus on the practical and applied aspects of sports nutrition including behavior change through consultations and weight management. Chapter 15 targets the unique nutrition requirements of special populations such as athletes who are pregnant, vegetarian, or have chronic diseases. The text concludes with a chapter dedicated to helping readers discover the pathway to becoming a sports dietitian through education and experience.New to the Fourth Edition: New discussion of sports nutritionists as evidence-based practitioners Updated MyPlate food group recommendations Revised discussion of the relationship between current body wieght and carbohydrate intake as well as the types and the amounts of carbohydrates that should be consumed during exercise New Food For Thought callouts identify related material in Sports Nutrition Workbook and Assessments Updated statistics, guidelines, and regulations found throughout the text
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Book details

List price: $148.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 12/11/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 550
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English