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Nutrition in Exercise and Sport, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Edited by Ira Wolinsky

CRC Press

704 pages

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Hardback: 9780849385605
pub: 1997-10-22
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The third edition of Nutrition in Exercise and Sport has been updated and expanded to include the latest developments in the field. This third edition of a bestseller among sports nutrition and health professionals now fully discusses the role of exercise and nutrition in both wellness and in disease prevention. In addition, new chapters on the history of sports nutrition, antioxidants, vegetarianism, the young athlete, the older athlete, the diabetic athlete, the physically disabled athlete, sports specific nutrient requirements, and body composition changes have been added. Top sports nutrition practitioners and exercise scientists have contributed chapters that provide practical nutritional guidelines for those engaged in various types of physical performance. This book is a one-volume library on sports nutrition for research scientists in applied sports nutrition, dietitians, exercise physiologists, sports medicine physicians, coaches, trainers, athletes, and nutritionists. The first two editions of this book have been widely used in sports nutrition courses. Nutrition in Exercise and Sport is the standard in the field.


"This book, already acknowledged as an invaluable reference text, has been updated and expanded in the third edition to include the latest developments in the field. …impressively, all previous chapters have been updated. …The third edition, with over 100 references in most of the 26 chapters, is a one-volume library and will prove invaluable to all those concerned with the study, research and application of nutrition to sport, exercise and physical education."

- David Kellet, Chester College, in European Physical Education Review

"This is a very valuable book for the library on sports nutrition for nutritionists, dietitians, exercise physiologists, and sports medicine physicians."

-Environmental & Nutritional Interactions

"Anyone involved in sports and exercise should have this book in their personal library. It is an invaluable reference on almost all aspects of nutrition in exercise and sports."

-Mauro G. Di Pasquale, M.D. in Drugs in Sport

"Nutrition in Exercise and Sport is an outstanding reference book for university libraries and anyone involved in counseling or studying athletes."

-Alice K. Lindeman in International Journal of Sport Nutrition

"…a comprehensive treatise on the mutual relationships of nutrition and of physical exercise and sport…in short, an excellent textbook."

-Karl Y. Guggenheim in Israel Journal of Medical Science

Table of Contents

Exercise Nutrition: From Antiquity to the Twentieth Century and Beyond, F.I. Katch, W.D. McArdle, V.L. Katch, and J.A. Freeman

Overview: Nutrition in Exercise and Sport, J.J.B. Anderson and R.G. McMurray

Carbohydrate Metabolism in Sport and Exercise, J.G. Wilkinson and M. Liebman

Effects of Diet and Exercise on Lipids and Lipoproteins, T.D. Murray, W.G. Squires, Jr., G.H. Hartung, and J. Bunger

Amino Acid and Protein Metabolism during Exercise and Recovery, G.L. Paul, T.A. Gautsch, and D.K. Layman

Overview of Human Energy Transfer and Nutrition, C.G.R. Jackson

Exercise and the B Vitamins, P.M. Clarkson

Trace Minerals and Exercise, E.D. Haymes

Nutrition and Bone in Physical Activity and Sport, J.J.B. Anderson, M. Stender, P. Rondano, L. Bishop, and A.B. Duckett

Nutritional Antioxidants and Physical Activity, M.M. Kanter

Water and Electrolytes during Physical Activity, L.C. Senay, Jr.

Nutrient Beverages for Physical Performance, S.M. Puhl and E.R. Buskirk

Dietary Supplements as Ergogenic Aids, L.R. Bucci

Nutrition and Strength, T.L. Bazzarre

Dietary Habits of Olympic Athletes, A.C. Grandjean, K.J. Reimers, and J.S. Ruud

Nutritional Concerns of Female Athletes, J.S. Ruud and A.C. Grandjean

The Vegetarian Athlete, R.A. Ratzin

Nutrition and the Young Athlete, S.M. Groziak and G.D. Miller

Nutrition and the Older Athlete, C.L. Rock

The Diabetic Athlete, E. Small, E.J. Rayfield, and D. Aaronson

Nutrition and the Physically Disabled Athlete, J. Kandiah

Nutrient Requirements for Competitive Sports, R. Murray and C.A. Horswill

Nutrition Knowledge of Athletes and Their Coaches and Surveys of Dietary Intake, L. Marquart, E.A. Cohen, and S.H. Short

Nutrition and Performance in Hot, Cold, and High Altitude Environments, E.W. Askew

Body Composition in Exercise and Sport, H.C. Lukaski

Immunocompetence in Physical Activity and Sport, L. Hoffman-Goetz


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