This is a unique reference providing state-of-the-art sports nutrition information, coupled with advice on how to apply sports nutrition guidelines in a clinical and practical framework. It is thoroughly revised and updated with contribution from over 25 experts in their fields. Each chapter contains specific reviews followed by practice tips.
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Established as the leading international text on sports nutrition, Clinical Sports Nutrition is the definitive guide to the nutrition and physiological principles, practices and research of elite and serious athletes. The book covers a comprehensive range of topical issues on sports nutrition, presenting the theory and most up-to-date research findings in clear, readable terms and incorporating highly practical applications specifically for practitioners working in the sports arena. It also includes chapters on children, adolescents and veterans involved in sport, athletes with disabilities, catering guidelines and special considerations associated with training under varying environmental conditions, such as heat and altitude. This valuable reference book is essential reading for sports dietitians, practitioners, coaches and trainers and students of sports-related subjects.
The second edition has been thoroughly updated to incorporate the latest research, drawing on the experience of leading-edge academics and sports dietitians from Australia, Canada, the United States, Scotland and Finland. This expanded edition has seven more chapters and a fully updated chapter on dietary supplements and ergogenic aids.
About the Author:
Review of the first edition
'Clinical sports Nutrition is a comprehensive, yet very well presented and most readable text for both sports dietitians and sports medicine practitioners.'
- Dr. Gillian Rothwell, Australian Family Physician
Louise Burke is the Head of the Department of Sports Nutrition at the Australian Institute of Sport and was the Dietitian to the Australian Olympic Team for the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games. She has over 20 years of experience in counselling and educating athletes.
Vicki Deakin is a lecturer and researcher in Human Nutrition at the University of Canberra and a Consultant Dietitian with the ACT Academy of Sport.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill/Spanish Imports, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0074708287