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Sports Drinks

Basic Science and Practical Aspects, 1st Edition

Edited by Ronald J. Maughan, Robert Murray

CRC Press

304 pages

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Can sports drinks improve the way you play and exercise? Athletes-both competitive and recreational-turn to the consumption of sports drinks to optimize their performance. A volume in the Nutrition in Exercise and Sports Series, Sports Drinks: Basic Science and Practical Aspects provides a review of current knowledge on issues relating to the formulation and consumption of these popular drinks. The only single volume that addresses these subjects, this text also covers in depth the science that underpins the physiological, biochemical and nutritional roles of the sports beverage.

Table of Contents

Fundamentals of Sports Nutrition. Water Turnover and Regulation of Fluid Balance. Control of Fluid Intake: Physiological and Psychological Mechanisms. Factors Influencing Fluid Availability. Physiological Responses to Fluid Intake During Exercise. Metabolic and Performance Responses to Carbohydrate Intake During Exercise. Post-Exercise Rehydration and Recovery. Formulation Issues. Other Ingredients: Role in the Nutrition of Athletes. Summary and Practical Issues.

About the Editors

Ronald J. Maughan, Robert Murray

Subject Categories

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