Nutritional Assessment of Athletes: 2nd Edition (e-Book) book cover

Nutritional Assessment of Athletes

2nd Edition

Edited by Judy A. Driskell, Ira Wolinsky

CRC Press

420 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Hardback: 9781439818213
pub: 2010-10-08
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429104619
pub: 2016-04-19
from $28.98

FREE Standard Shipping!


Nutritional assessment is a key to determining the health and performance efficiency of professional, collegiate, and recreational athletes. Expanded to include new chapters, the second edition of Nutritional Assessment of Athletes examines the dietary, nutritional, and physical needs of athletes and describes critical biochemical and cli

Table of Contents

DIETARY ASSESSMENT OF ATHLETES: Estimation of Food and Nutrient Intakes of Athletes. Evaluation of Nutrient Adequacy of Athletes' Diets. ANTHROPOMETRIC ASSESSMENT OF ATHLETES: Physique Assessment of Athletes: Concepts, Methods, and Applications. Body Composition and Gender Differences in Performance. PHYSICAL ACTIVITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT OF ATHLETES: Laboratory Methods for Determining Energy Expenditure of Athletes. Field Assessment of Physical Activity and Energy Expenditure among Athletes. Molecular Aspects of Physical Performance and Nutritional Assessment. BIOCHEMICAL ASSESSMENT OF ATHLETES: Assessment of Lipid Status of Athletes. Assessment of Protein Status of Athletes. Assessment of Vitamin Status of Athletes. Assessment of Mineral Status of Athletes. Assessment of Hydration of Athletes. CLINICAL ASSESSMENT OF ATHLETES: Clinical Assessment of Athletes.

Subject Categories

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