A comprehensive discussion of the scientific principles behind sports nutrition, including the background and rationale for current nutritional guidelines, this volume follows a logical, student-friendly sequence of chapters and topic development, as well as an extensive glossary containing definitions of key terms.About the Author:
Asker E. Jeukendrup is a recognised authority on biochemistry, exercise physiology and nutrition for sports performance. He has served as scientific adviser to one of the top cycling teams in the world and as nutrition consultant to U.K. Athletics and numerous Olympic athletes. More than 50 of his articles have been published in peer-reviewed journals. Jeukendrup received his PhD in health sciences in 1997 in Maastricht, The Netherlands and is currently a lecturer in the school of sport and exercise sciences at the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom. In his work, he endeavours not only to perform cutting-edge research but also to translate his findings into terms that will be directly useful for athletes. Mike Gleeson PhD currently works as a Professor of Exercise Biochemistry at Loughborough University, England. Over the past 20 years he has published over 150 papers on exercise physiology, biochemistry and sports nutrition. He is a member of the Physiological Society, Nutrition Society, International Society of Exercise and Immunology, American College of Sports Medicine and the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. He is also an elected Fellow of the European College of Sport Science. His recent research has focused on the effects of exercise, intensified training and nutrition on immune function in athletes.
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Descripción Human Kinetics, 2004. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Sport Nutrition: An Introduction to Energy Production and Performance presents in-depth discussion of the science behind sport nutrition, including general principles, background, and rationale for current nutritional guidelines. Students will gain a solid understanding of the principles of nutrition as they relate specifically to sport. Students will also learn how to distinguish between fact and fallacy in the confusing world of sport nutrition and supplements. The logical organization of the book helps instructors deliver a comprehensive introductory course in nutrition as well as reinforce comprehension, retention, and application for all students-including those without a science background. For ease of use, there are numerous student-friendly features: Summary appendix that explains the fundamental concepts of biochemistry, biology, chemistry, and physiology Extensive glossary of terms and commonly used abbreviations More than 200 tables and illustrations that demonstrate important concepts and research findings, making the text easy to understand at the introductory level Numerous standard textbook elements, including learning objectives, key points, and key terms A full chapter is devoted to how food is digested and absorbed, as well as how exercise influences the digestive process. Other topics include molecular structure, energy production, recovery after exercise, and the biochemical and physiological processes within the body. Well-respected authors Asker Jeukendrup, PhD, and Michael Gleeson, PhD, are on the cutting edge of sport nutrition. They draw from years of experience researching, publishing, and teaching at the university level and consulting with international sport teams. Sport Nutrition: An Introduction to Energy Production and Performance will help students learn the underlying principles of sport nutrition and its effect on performance. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0736034048
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