Nutritional Ergogenic Aids: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Nutritional Ergogenic Aids

1st Edition

Edited by Ira Wolinsky, Judy A. Driskell

CRC Press

556 pages | 46 B/W Illus.

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Nutritional Ergogenic Aids provides an up-to-date review of what is hypothetical and what is known about the most extensively used nutritional ergogenic aids; dietary supplements to enhance physical and athletic performance. Among the 23 aids discussed are branched-chain amino acids, carnitine, creatine, glucosamine, chrondroitin sulfate, taurine, biocarbonates, and ginseng. Research conducted primarily with data available from human studies is analyzed and discussed. The book presents information and guidelines on safe use and provides a scientific basis regarding the benefits, shortcomings, and usefulness of nutritional ergogenic aids.

Table of Contents

Nutritional Ergogenic Aids provides an up-to-date review of what is hypothetical and what is known about the most extensively used nutritional ergogenic aids; dietary supplements to enhance physical and athletic performance. Among the 23 aids discussed are branched-chain amino acids, carnitine, creatine, glucosamine, chrondroitin sulfate, taurine, biocarbonates, and ginseng. Research conducted primarily with data available from human studies is analyzed and discussed. The book presents information and guidelines on safe use and provides a scientific basis regarding the benefits, shortcomings, and usefulness of nutritional ergogenic aids.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEA017000
HEALTH & FITNESS / Nutrition
MED060000
MEDICAL / Nutrition
MED084000
MEDICAL / Sports Medicine