The use of antioxidants in sports is controversial due to existing evidence that they both support and hinder athletic performance. Antioxidants in Sport Nutrition covers antioxidant use in the athlete�s basic nutrition and discusses the controversies surrounding the usefulness of antioxidant supplementation. The book also stresses how antioxidants
Mechanisms of Oxidative Damage and Their Impact on Contracting Muscle. Nutritional Antioxidants: It Is Time to Categorise. Antioxidants in Athlete's Basic Nutrition: Considerations towards a Guideline for the Intake of Vitamin C and Vitamin E. Antioxidants in Sport Nutrition: All the Same Effectiveness? Well-Known Antioxidants and Newcomers in Sport Nutrition: Coenzyme Q10, Quercetin, Resveratrol, Pterostilbene, Pycnogenol and Astaxanthin. Polyphenols in Sport: Facts or Fads? Supplemental Antioxidants and Adaptation to Physical Training. Green Tea Catechins and Sport Performance. Acute and Chronic Effects of Antioxidant Supplementation on Exercise Performance. Evaluation of Quercetin as a Countermeasure to Exercise-Induced Physiological Stress. Inflammation and Immune Function: Can Antioxidants Help the Endurance Athlete? Influence of Mixed Fruit and Vegetable Concentrates on Redox Homeostasis and Immune System of Exercising People. Methodological Considerations When Evaluating the Effectiveness of Dietary/Supplemental Antioxidants in Sport. Common Questions and Tentative Answers on How to Assess Oxidative Stress after Antioxidant Supplementation and Exercise. Biomarkers Part I: Biomarkers to Estimate Bioefficacy of Dietary/Supplemental Antioxidants in Sport. Biomarkers Part II: Biomarkers to Estimate Bioefficacy of Dietary/Supplemental Antioxidants in Sport. Index.