The new edition of this highly cited text reflects current research in the field, focusing on the close interconnection of nutrition with various chronic diseases. Major attention is given to the increasing importance of obesity and its role in a variety of disorders. Special emphasis is placed on the need for different approaches in the understanding, evaluation, prevention and management of interrelated diseases. Tutorial chapters provide an orientation to the history, terminology, key concepts, and most recent advances in nutrition.
From childhood to late in life, many people engage in sporst or physical activity. Some want to improve their performance and train for high-level amateur or professional competition. Most have no professional aspirations but wish to improve their fitness and performance.
the newest edition of this classic reference has been thoroughly redesigned to quickly and easily deliver the essential information that health and fitness professionals need to work with athletes of all ages and proficiency levels. Topics are presented in four sections: Sports Nutrition Basics; Screening and Assessment; Sports Nutrition Across the Life Cycle; and Sports-Specific Guidelines. The "At-A-Glance" feature provides sport-specific information for 18 sports.