Basics of Sport and Exercise Nutrition supplies readers with a preparatory take a look at the interesting field of sport and workout nutrition, including its fundamental principles and the varied career options offered. With this one-stop resource, trainees considering going into the field, professional athletes, and those dealing with professional athletes will gain a fundamental understanding of how nutrition impacts sport efficiency and workout training. They will also see how this understanding is put to work in today's sport environment.
The text supplies a summary of the field without entering the more complicated, clinical details. It blends existing and evidence-based details and the application of that details to professional athletes in numerous sports. The goal of the book is not only to cover the essentials of sport and fitness nutrition but to influence readers to continue their expedition of the topic.
Chapters 1 and 2 define the field of sport and workout nutrition, the type of tasks offered, and the education necessary for those tasks. Chapters 3 to 8 cover the important nutrients of sport and workout nutrition (carb, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals, and balance of water, electrolytes, and fluid) in addition to energy balance and imbalance. The staying chapters cover body weight and body structure, unhealthy eating practices, and the future of sport and workout nutrition. Since sport nutrition is a young clinical field, the details can in some cases seem confusing, inconsistent, insufficient, as well as unidentified. With this text, readers will get the most updated responses to common questions on weight reduction, supplements, sport beverages, and other popular problems.
Each chapter of the text sums up the most recent clinical literature then translates that details into practices that can be utilized by professional athletes, coaches, fitness instructors, doctors, and other specialists. Throughout the book are many functions that enhance the discovering experience and reveal readers how sport nutrition is utilized in today's world:
• Numerous boxes highlight fascinating subjects, misconceptions, and popular beliefs.
• Success Stories showcase individuals who have been successful in the field, how they got to where they are, and how they invest a typical day.
• Sidebars draw attention to fascinating trivia and debatable subjects.
• An appendix explores how other professions might use sport and workout nutrition in their work.
Basics of Sport and Exercise Nutrition is the second book in Human Kinetics' Basics of Sport and Exercise Science series. The series assists trainees and specialists understand the standard subjects, goals, and applications of the many subdisciplines in kinesiology. This and other books in the series supply a strong grounding that readers can use as a jumping-off point for additional study.