Sports Nutrition: A Practice Manual for Professionals

Sports Nutrition: A Practice Manual for Professionals
  • 6th Ed.
  • 2017
  • © Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Christine A. Rosenbloom, PhD, RD, CSSD; Christine Karpinski PhD, RDN, CSSD, LDN; Ellen J. Coleman, MA, MPH, RD, CSSD
  • ISBN-10: 0-88091-975-2 / ISBN-13: 978-0-88091-975-3
  • Sports Medicine, Nutrition & Dietetics

 

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Description

The sixth edition of Sports Nutrition, a long-standing, renowned reference, offers timely research and evidence-based advice for health professionals working with athletes at all levels. Written and reviewed by esteemed sports registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) and other exercise experts, this edition incorporates theoretical and practical information and key takeaways designed for easy implementation in daily practice.

Highlights include:

  • • A brand new chapter discussing emerging opportunities in sports nutrition
  • • Completely revised overview of exercise physiology, including a description of training principles
  • • Strategies for a sports nutrition assessment with application of macro- and micronutrient recommendations
  • • Updated population- and sports-specific recommendations, including new and in-depth discussion of considerations for various endurance events
  • • Important focus on the scope of practice for sports RDNs

 

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 - previous edition

"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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