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Nutrient Timing

Metabolic Optimization for Health, Performance, and Recovery, 1st Edition

Edited by Chad M. Kerksick

CRC Press

364 pages

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Sports nutrition has evolved beyond what to eat and how much to eat to now include the question of when to eat. A hot topic in sports nutrition, nutrient timing is a dietary concept that takes into account time as a missing dimension in athletic performance and recovery. Not only is the consumption of nutrients in ideal amounts and proportions impo

Table of Contents

The Basis of Nutrient Timing and Its Place in Sport and Metabolic Regulation. Carbohydrates: The Fuel Currency in Skeletal Muscle. Proteins and Amino Acids: The Repair Blocks and Their Place in Growth and Recovery. Lipids: A Dense Fuel Supply and Important Cellular Component. Vitamins/Minerals: Invaluable Cellular Components for Optimal Physiological Function. Preexercise Nutrient Timing in Endurance Activity. Macronutrient Intake during Endurance Activity to Optimize Performance. Postexercise Nutrient Timing in Endurance Activity. Early Timing Considerations for Resistance Activity. Postexercise Nutrient Timing with Resistive Activities. Industry, Innovation, and Nutrient Timing in Sports Nutrition. The Impact of Protein Source on Timing Considerations for Health and Performance. Nutrient Timing Programs in Sport: A Case Study Approach. Incorporating Nutrient Timing as Part of a Complete Recovery Program. Nutrient Timing Considerations for the Military, Aged, Metabolically Challenged Populations, and Children. The Impact of Nutrient Timing Considerations on Weight Loss and Body Composition. Index.

About the Editor

Chad M. Kerksick, PhD, FACSM, FISSN, ATC, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D, is currently an assistant professor of exercise physiology in the Health and Exercise Science Department at the University of Oklahoma. He founded, developed, and directs the Applied Biochemistry and Molecular Physiology Laboratory and holds adjunct positions in the Endocrinology and Diabetes Section with the Department of Pediatrics and Department of Physiology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEALTH & FITNESS / Nutrition
MEDICAL / Sports Medicine