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Nutritional Guidelines for Athletic Performance

The Training Table, 1st Edition

Edited by Lemuel W. Taylor IV

CRC Press

349 pages

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Knowing the basic nutrition requirements and combining them with proper training are the two most important factors for athletes to achieve peak performance levels. Nutritional Guidelines for Athletic Performance: The Training Table addresses these needs on a comprehensive basis from a training table perspective. Offering practical guidelines for p

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Role of the Training Table. Caloric Demands of Sport. Energy Demands: Sedentary versus Active Individuals. Energy Demands for Endurance Athletes. Energy Demands for Strength-Power Athletes. Meal Planning for Athletes. Role of Individual Nutrients. Protein Needs of Athletes. Carbohydrate Needs of Athletes. Fat Needs of Athletes. Micronutrient Needs of Athletes. Fluid Needs of Athletes. Other Training Table Considerations. Calorie Needs for Improving Body Composition. Calorie Needs for Inducing Muscle Hypertrophy. Nutrient Timing for Optimal Adaptation and Recovery. Carbohydrates: What We Know about Low versus High Levels for Athletes. Nutrition for the Aging Athlete. Index.

About the Editor

Lem W. Taylor IV, PhD, FISSN, CISSN, is currently an assistant professor of exercise physiology and Director of the Exercise Biochemistry Lab at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, Texas. Dr. Taylor is also the current president of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. He has participated in numerous clinical studies investigating the effects of various sports supplements and nutritional interventions and their effects on the areas of body composition and performance. This research involvement has led to several presentations at the ISSN, ACSM, and NSCA annual meetings as well as numerous publications in various research journals, published abstracts, and authored chapters in both mainstream and reference books in various areas of exercise physiology and sports nutrition. He also serves as a journal reviewer for multiple outlets and is a member of the editorial boards for various journals in the areas of exercise science and sports nutrition.

Subject Categories

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