Nutrition for Health, Fitness & Sport

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This textbook provides the reader with thorough coverage of the role nutrition plays in enhancing one's health, fitness, and sport performance. Current research and practical activities are incorporated throughout.

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Examines the interrelationship of health, fitness, sport and nutrition.
Incorporates up-to-date research throughout the text, including expanded information on dietary supplements, ergogenic aids, and nutritional quackery.
Offers practical activities throughout, such as estimating body fat, estimating the number of calories needed to maintain body weight, or calculating the caloric expenditure for a given exercise.
Uses a question-answer approach with questions arranged in a logical sequence, so that the answer to one question often leads into the question that follows.
Supports student learning with strong pedagogical tools such as chapter-opening Key Terms and Key Concepts; end-of-chapter Resources; end-of-book Appendices, Glossary and Index. The lists of resources at the end of each chapter have been updated, and some of the appendices are new.
Expands instructor and student resources with a dynamic new website that features an online, password protected instructor's manual and an interactive student workbook, which will include content updates.
Offers enhanced web resources as each new text is packaged with an access card to PowerWeb: Nutrition, which includes online articles, exercises and nutrition news updates.
Provides the latest nutritional guidelines, including American Heart Association Guidelines and the latest RDA/DRI values throughout the text.
Gives students the latest resources for further exploration and research in the appendix: American College of Sports Medicine: Maintaining Cardiorespiratory and Muscular Fitness; Healthy People 2010 (website updates): Objectives for Physical Activity and Nutrition; Internet Sources of Reliable Information on Nutrition as Related to Health, Exercise, and Sports.
Includes correlations with HealthQuest throughout the text where appropriate.
Features new illustrations in support of new concepts (e.g.

Text specific website features Online Quizzing, Study Flashcards, ACSM Position Stands, Internet Resources, and much more!

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