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Essentials of Sports Nutrition and Supplements

Editors: Antonio, J., Kalman, D., Stout, J.R., Greenwood, M., Willoughby, D.S., Haff, G.G. (Eds.)

  • 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)
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About this book

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.

Reviews

From the reviews:

"Essentials of Sports Nutritional Supplements … is a study resource for obtaining a credential with the organization. … easy to understand. … particularly useful for personal trainers, coaches and anyone who wants to know the scientific details related to sports nutrition … ." (Jerry Brainum, Iron Man Magazine, July, 2009)


Table of contents (28 chapters)

  • Thermodynamics, Biochemistry, and Metabolism

    Scott, Christopher B.

    Pages 3-20

  • Skeletal Muscle Plasticity

    Chromiak, Joseph A. (et al.)

    Pages 21-52

  • The Endocrinology of Resistance Exercise and Training

    Kraemer, William J. (et al.)

    Pages 53-83

  • Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Responses to Exercise

    Seip, Rick

    Pages 85-101

  • Molecular Biology of Exercise and Nutrition

    Willoughby, Darryn S.

    Pages 103-119

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-59745-302-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $149.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-58829-611-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $149.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-62703-815-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Essentials of Sports Nutrition and Supplements
Editors
  • Jose Antonio
  • Douglas Kalman
  • Jeffrey R. Stout
  • Mike Greenwood
  • Darryn S. Willoughby
  • G. Gregory Haff
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Humana Press
eBook ISBN
978-1-59745-302-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-59745-302-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-58829-611-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-62703-815-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 691
Topics