Energy Metabolism and Exercise 2nd Revised edition
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Sports Nutrition by Ira Wolinsky
Book DescriptionExercise by itself tears down the body. To rebuild that body so that it expresses greater strength, endurance, and speed, requires sound nutritional practices based on fact rather than fad. Those practices must also recognize that specific needs vary greatly according to age, gender, and intensity of exercise. Sports Nutrition: Energy Metabolism and Exercise offers a cutting-edge investigation of energy metabolism and exercise in relation to sports nutrition. Edited by the team of Ira Wolinsky and Judy Driskell, who continue to build on their reputation as leading experts on sports-nutrition, and written by researchers qualified for the task, this myth-busting work presents- * New findings on essential energy-yielding nutrients * New material on the estimation of energy requirements Various chapters examine the active body's need for energy-yielding carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins. The book also considers laboratory methods for determining the energy expenditure of athletes as well as unique assessment methods used to measure activity in the field. In addition, the text considers important physiological aspects of energy metabolism such as body weight regulation, and examines variances necessitated by gender and age. Based on rigorous research, this readable work offers sound advice for all those concerned with the proper nourishment of the active body. Nutritionists, trainers, exercise physiologists, and athletes themselves will find much food for thought on nutrition science, as well as practical guidance in determining the ingredients required to maximize training.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780849379505
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Imprint: CRC Press Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 14-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Ira Wolinsky
Nutritional Ergogenic AIDS, Hardback (June 2004)
Discusses nutritional ergogenic aids, dietary supplements that are used to enhance physical and athletic performance. This book presents information and guidelines on safe use and provides a scientific basis regarding the benefits, shortcomings, and usefulness of nutritional ergogenic aids.
Nutrition in Exercise and Sport, Hardback (October 1997)» View all books by Ira Wolinsky
Discusses the role of exercise and nutrition both in wellness and in disease prevention. This title covers the history of sports nutrition, antioxidants, vegetarianism, the young athlete, the older athlete, the diabetic athlete, the physically disabled athlete, sports specific nutrient requirements, and body composition changes.
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Author Biography - Ira Wolinsky
Ira Wolinsky, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA and Judy A. Driskell, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
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