Sports Nutrition: A Practice Manual for Professionals

Sports Nutrition: A Practice Manual for Professionals
  • 5th Ed.
  • 2012
  • © Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Christine A. Rosenbloom, PhD, RD, CSSD; Ellen J. Coleman, MA, MPH, RD, CSSD
  • ISBN-10: 0-88091-452-1 / ISBN-13: 978-0-88091-452-9
  • Sports Medicine, Nutrition & Dietetics

 

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Description

The essential information that health and fitness professionals need to work with athletes of all ages and proficiency levels.

Inside you'll find:

  • • Updated and new content to deliver the essential information health and fitness professionals need to work with athletes of all ages and proficiency levels.
  • • Includes 22 chapters with international and national expert authors in sports nutrition research and practice.
  • • New chapters include energy balance, weight management of athletes, nutrition assessment, nutrition and activity during pregnancy.
  • • Topics are represented in four sections: Sports Nutrition Basics, Screening and Assessment, Sports Nutrition Across the Life Cycle, and Sport Specific Guidelines.
  • • Ergogenic Aids chapter evaluates over 40 supplements with “bottom line” for each ergogenic aid. Designed so the reader can locate topics quickly and easily.
  • • Provides up-to-date statistics, new research studies, and analysis of sports nutrition trends.
  • • Chapters include emerging research, controversy, or case study specific to the chapter content.
  • • Provides a listing of resources and websites for further information.
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    Doody's Reviews

     

    Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

    "This fourth edition is welcome as it provides necessary updates in this rapidly changing field. Even after many years of practice, I found the book filled gaps in my knowledge of exercise and sport."

    -- Allison Maurer, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS (University of Tennessee at Knoxville) Doody's Review

    "This fourth edition is welcome as it provides necessary updates in this rapidly changing field. Even after many years of practice, I found the book filled gaps in my knowledge of exercise and sport."

    -- Marcine Braun, BS, RD (University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics) Doody's Review - previous edition

    "The manual is comprehensive in its coverage of the field. Particularly helpful is the section on nutrition screening and assessment, which integrates the roles of all members of the team..."

    -- From ADA - previous edition

     

    Audience

    This is a great resource for professionals, new RDs, students, and others interested in sports nutrition. It is a very useful tool for working with active populations. It is more detailed than others in the field, but still basic enough so it is easy to understand.

     

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