Nutrition and Football by Ronald J. Maughan
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By Ronald J. Maughan

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Nutrition and Football by Ronald J. Maughan

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Nutrition and Football is a FIFA endorsed book which provides the first formal scientific consensus on players' energy use fluid, and optimal nutritional requirements. Including: * nutrition for pre-season, training, match play and in different climates * analysis of the energy and metabolic demands of players in different positions * water and electrolyte requirements * strategies to balance effects of stress, over training and over playing * ideal body composition in professional football * analysis and interventions to counter late game fatigue * supplements and nutrition for optimum training adaptation * the effects of alcohol on metabolism, performance and general health. Each contributor to this accessible guide is an internationally recognized expert in their field and the chapters embrace all key aspects of nutrition for football. Presenting cutting-edge research, the book has a practical and applied focus and has been developed with input from practicing sports nutrition club professionals.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415412292
ISBN-10: 0415412293
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ronald J. Maughan

Ron Maughan is Professor of Sport and Exercise Nutrition at Loughborough University and Chair of the Nutrition Working Group of the International Olympic Committee.

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