1st Edition

Nutrients as Ergogenic Aids for Sports and Exercise





ISBN 9780849342233
Published February 22, 1993 by CRC Press
192 Pages

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Book Description

Nutrients as Ergogenic Aids for Sports and Exercise discusses the growing body of information regarding the enhancement of human physical performance by dietary manipulations through ergogenesis. It balances the application of nutritional manipulations between overzealous promoters and recalcitrant cynics. By offering a thorough, comprehensive and up-to-date review of what is known about ergogenic effects of nutrients on humans, it bridges the gap between common usage and scientific knowledge. Nutrients as Ergogenic Aids for Sports and Exercise covers in detail many popular product ingredients not considered elsewhere. It illustrates areas awaiting future research, and offers suggestions for avoiding the pitfalls of performing ergogenesis research.

Table of Contents

1. Nonnutritional Ergogemic Aids 2. Nutritional Ergogenic Aids 3. Micronutrient Supplementation and Ergogenesis — Vitamins 4. Micronutrient Supplementation and Ergogenesis — Metabolic Trterime diate 5. Micronutrient Supplementation and Ergogenesis — Minerals 6. Micronutrient Supplementation and Ergogenesis — Amino Acids 7. Specific Combinations of Nutrients 8. Dietary Substances Not Required in Human Metabolism 9. Description of Research Variables for Ergogenic Aid Studies

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Bucci\, Luke R.