The new edition of Sport Nutrition: An Introduction to Energy Production and Performance presents the principles, background, and rationale for current nutrition guidelines specifically for athletes. Using a physiological basis, this text provides an in-depth look at the science behind sport nutrition. Students will come away with a comprehensive understanding of nutrition as it relates to sport and the influence of nutrition on exercise performance, training, and recovery. The chapters and the material within each chapter are sequenced in a logical order that will help instructors deliver a better course and spend less time in preparing lectures and tutorials. Instructors will also enjoy the completely new ancillaries with this edition, including an online instructor guide, test package, PowerPoint presentation package, and image bank. This text contains updated and expanded information to keep students current on the latest findings in sport nutrition.

Key Features:-

  • A new chapter on training adaptations, including effects of nutrition on overtraining
  • New information on weight management and body composition for athletes
  • New research on carbohydrate and new recommendations for carbohydrate intake during training
  • An expanded discussion on the role of protein in strength and endurance exercise training
  • The latest information on exercise, nutrition, and immune function

More Details about Sport Nutrition An Introduction to Energy Production and Performance 2e (PB)

General Information  
Author(s)Jeukendrup A
PublisherHuman Kinetics
BindingPaper Back
Publish YearJanuary 2010