1st Edition

Nutrition Applied to Injury Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine





ISBN 9780849379130
Published October 25, 1994 by CRC Press
336 Pages

USD $350.00

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Book Description

This timely and exciting new book brings together for the first time the readily available choices of dietary supplements and their relationship to injury rehabilitation. Nutrition Applied to Injury Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine supports the rational use of specific nutrients for specific healing conditions. Guidelines for nutritional programs applied to specific conditions are provided for practical application.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Review of Biological Background 2. Total Calories and Protein Intake 3. Single Amino Acids 4. Fats, Fatty Acids, and Lipids 5. Fat-Soluble Vitamins 6. B Vitamins 7. Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) 8. Calcium and Magnesium 9. Trace Minerals 10. Ultratrace Minerals 11. Normal Cellular Components: Proteases, Nucleic Acids, and Antioxidant Enzymes 12. Glycosaminoglycans 13. Nonessential Dietary Components: Bioflavonoids and Curcumin 14. Nutrients Applied to Injury Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine 15. Summary and Conclusions

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Bucci, Luke R.