256 pages | 46 B/W Illus.
Nutrition and Football is a FIFA endorsed book which provides the first formal scientific consensus on players’ energy use fluid, and optimal nutritional requirements. Including:
Each contributor to this accessible guide is an internationally recognized expert in their field and the chapters embrace all key aspects of nutrition for football. Presenting cutting-edge research, the book has a practical and applied focus and has been developed with input from practicing sports nutrition club professionals.
Introduction. List of Participants. Consensus Statement 1. Physical and Metabolic Demands of Training and Match Play in the Elite Player 2. Macronutrients and Energy for Training and Recovery3. Nutrition on Match Day 4. Water and Electrolyte Needs for Soccer Training and Match Play 5. Promoting Training Adaptations through Nutritional Interventions 6. Nutrition Strategies for Soccer: Counteracting Heat, Cold, High Altitude and Jet Lag 7. Alcohol and Football 8. Dietary Supplements for Soccer 9. Nutritional Strategies to Counter Stress to the Immune System in Athletes, with Special Reference to Football 10. The Brain and Fatigue: New Opportunities for Nutrition Interventions? 11. Nutrition Needs of Female and Youth Soccer Player 12. Nutrition Needs of the Soccer Referee