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Nutritional Guidelines for Sportspersons
Author:  
Geetanjali Bhide MSc PhD
 
Subhadra Mandalika MSc PhD
 


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ISBN9789352703456
Edition1/e
Publish Year2018
Pages346
Size6.25" X 9.5"
cover TypePaper Back
FormatSingle Color
Key Features
• Relevant concepts of physical activity-exercise, health, fitness, types of sports, physical activity guidelines in terms of frequency intensity, type and duration of exercise

• Bioenergies-Fuel utilization by working muscles and fuel shifts

• Body weight and Body composition variations in athletes of various categories and impact on sports performance

• Role of macronutrients (carbohydrates, fats and proteins) and micronutrients in exercise, altered nutrient needs and recommended allowances for athletes

• Important of fluids and electrolytes, suitable hydration strategies for sportsperson

• Essentials of diet planning for sportsperson including concepts of physical fitness components of sports, phases of training, dietary practices, body weight and body composition, biochemical parameters, and nutrition periodization

• Practical nutrition guidelines, inclusion of nutritional supplements in the diets of sport persons-endurance, power/ strength, team events, racket sports, weight class and combat sports; explanation with the help of well-designed sample case studies

• Nutritional supplements-detailed review on the classification, composition, dose, effects, efficacy, and safety

• A nutrition spotlight that highlights current concepts; key terms; recent researchers; and study questions in every chapter.
Target Audience
Helpful for students of nutrition, coaches, sports medicine specialists and sportspersons.
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