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Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance

Muscle Building, Endurance, and Strength

1st Edition - July 26, 2013

Editors: Debasis Bagchi, Sreejayan Nair, Chandan K. Sen

Language: English
Hardback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 3 9 6 4 5 4 - 0
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 3 9 6 4 7 7 - 9

Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance: Muscle Building, Endurance, and Strength provides a comprehensive overview to understanding the integrated impact of nutrition on perfor… Read more

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Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance: Muscle Building, Endurance, and Strength provides a comprehensive overview to understanding the integrated impact of nutrition on performance. The book is divided into five main themes:

An introductory overview of the role of nutrition in human health

Various types of physical exercises, including cardiovascular training, resistance training, aerobic and anaerobic exercise, bioenergetics, and energy balance. This section also covers the nutritional requirements associated with various fitness programs, as well as exercise and nutritional requirements in special populations, including the pre-pubertal, young, elderly, and disabled.

Sports and nutritional requirements.

The molecular mechanisms involved in muscle building

A thorough review of various food, minerals, supplements, phytochemicals, amino acids, transition metals, small molecules and other ergogenic agents that have been implicated in muscle building and human performance

This book is an ideal resource for nutritionists, dietitians, exercise physiologists, health practitioners, researchers, students, athletes, trainers, and all those who wish to broaden their knowledge of nutrition and its role in human performance.