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Main description:

Millions of consumers want to lose body fat, gain muscle mass, and/or improve exercise performance. In addition to an exercise program, they often look to sports supplements as ‘tools’ to help them reach their goals. This book, the culmination of years of work by the thought leaders in the sports nutrition field will help the consumer, student, scientist, and sports nutrition professional sift through the huge volume of information and come up with reasonable and scientifically-based ideas and conclusions about sports nutrition.



Written and edited by the leaders in the field and members of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, the Essentials of Sports Nutrition and Supplements combines basic science with the best in applied sports nutrition. Topics in this book include:





  • Endocrinology and Exercise



  • Principles of Exercise Training



  • An Overview of Dietary Supplements



  • Nutritional Needs of Endurance Athletes



  • Nutritional Needs of Strength-Power Athletes



  • Sports Application of Creatine



  • Eating to Improve Body Composition



  • Pre-, During, and Post-Workout Nutrition for Endurance Athletes



  • Pre- During, and Post-Workout Nutrition for Strength-Power Athletes



But the book covers much more than the short list above. Whether you are a student, scientist or sports nutrition professional, this book will serve as the resource for you in this rapidly growing field.


Feature:

The most comprehensive textbook for the undergraduate course in sports nutrition and sports supplements


Foremost 'thought leaders' in sports nutrition academia and industry serve as editors


To be used in a certification course sponsored by the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN)


Back cover:

Millions of consumers want to lose body fat, gain muscle mass, and/or improve exercise performance. In addition to an exercise program, they often look to sports supplements as ‘tools’ to help them reach their goals. This book, the culmination of years of work by the thought leaders in the sports nutrition field will help the consumer, student, scientist, and sports nutrition professional sift through the huge volume of information and come up with reasonable and scientifically-based ideas and conclusions about sports nutrition.



Written and edited by the leaders in the field and members of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, the Essentials of Sports Nutrition and Supplements combines basic science with the best in applied sports nutrition. Topics in this book include:





  • Endocrinology and Exercise



  • Principles of Exercise Training



  • An Overview of Dietary Supplements



  • Nutritional Needs of Endurance Athletes



  • Nutritional Needs of Strength-Power Athletes



  • Sports Application of Creatine



  • Eating to Improve Body Composition



  • Pre-, During, and Post-Workout Nutrition for Endurance Athletes



  • Pre- During, and Post-Workout Nutrition for Strength-Power Athletes



But the book covers much more than the short list above. Whether you are a student, scientist or sports nutrition professional, this book will serve as the resource for you in this rapidly growing field.


Contents:

ESSENTIALS OF SPORTS NUTRITION AND SUPPLEMENTS

The official textbook for ISSN's Certification in Sports Nutrition
(CISSN)

Editors:
Jose Antonio, Ph.D.
Doug Kalman, M.S., RD
Jeff Stout, Ph.D.
Mike Greenwood, Ph.D.
Darryn Willoughby, Ph.D.

Part I. Basic Exercise Physiology

1) Skeletal Muscle Plasticity - Joseph Chromiak, Ph.D. and Jose
Antonio, Ph.D.
2) Bioenergetics - Christopher Scott, Ph.D.
3) Endocrinology and Exercise - William J. Kraemer, Ph.D.
4) Cardiopulmonary Response to Exercise - Rick Seip, Ph.D.
5) Molecular Biology of Exercise and Nutrition - Darryn Willoughby,
Ph.D.
6) Aspects of Overtraining - Michael Greenwood, Ph.D.

Part II. Exercise Principles and Assessment
7) Principles of Exercise Training - Steven J. Fleck. Ph.D.
8) Lab and Field Techniques for Measuring Performance - Ron Mendel,
Ph.D.
9) Methods of Body Composition - Joe Weir, Ph.D.
10) Assessing the Nutritional Needs of Athletes - Susan M. Kleiner,
Ph.D., RD

Part III. Basic and Applied Nutrition
11) An Overview of Macronutrients - Jennifer Hofheins, M.S., RD
12) Protein - Tim Ziegenfuss, Ph.D.
13) Fat - Lonnie Lowery, Ph.D.
14) Carbohydrate - Greg Haff, Ph.D.
15) Vitamins and Minerals - Darin Van Gammeren, MAEd
16) Nutritional Needs of Endurance Athletes - Suzanne Girard Eberle,
M.S., RD
17) Nutritional Needs of Strength-Power Athletes - Jim Stoppani, Ph.D.
18) Re-Shaping the Food Guide Pyramid - Alan Shugarman, M.S., RD
19) Special Needs of Youth, Women, and the Elderly - Marie Spano, M.S.,
RD

Part IV. Supplements
20) Sports Application of Creatine - Rick Kreider, Ph.D.
21) Ephedra and Other Weight Loss Ingredients - Chris Mohr, M.S., RD
22) An Overview of Sports Supplements (HMB, glutamine, EAAs, BCAAs,
glucosamine, EFAs, etc) - Chris Lockwood, M.S., CSCS
23) Hormonal Supplements - Legal and Illegal - Tim Ziegenfuss, Ph.D.

Part VI. Special Topics
24) Regulatory Aspects of the Sports Nutrition Industry - Rick Collins,
Esq.
25) Low Carbohydate Diets - Jeff Volek, Ph.D.
26) Eating to Improve Body Composition -Jose Antonio, Ph.D. and Anssi
Manninen, M.H.S.
27) Pre-, During, and Post-Workout Nutrition for Endurance Athletes -
John Ivy, Ph.D.
28) Pre- During, and Post-Workout Nutrition for Strength-Power Athletes
- Chris Rasmussen, MS


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781597453028
Publisher: Springer (Humana Press)
Publication date: June, 2008
Pages: 708

Subcategories: Biochemistry, Nutrition