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Nutrition for Sport and Exercise

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Author: Dunford, Marie

Brand: Cengage Learning

Edition: 4

Binding: Paperback

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 592

Release Date: 01-01-2018

Details: Product Description Teaching you how to interpret and apply scientific data, Dunford/Doyle's NUTRITION FOR SPORT AND EXERCISE, 4th Edition, emphasizes the scientific basis for sports nutrition recommendations and highlights current research studies of trained athletes. The text helps you translate current nutrition recommendations and guidelines into specific plans for the appropriate amount and type of foods, beverages and/or supplements to support training, performance and recovery--for a variety of sports. Detailed explanations of the connection between exercise and nutrition help you reach the ultimate goals--optimal performance and health. Giving you in-depth insight, entire chapters are devoted to diet planning, disordered eating and exercise patterns in athletes and lifelong fitness and health. In addition, MindTap Nutrition offers a wealth of digital resources to help maximize your study time. About the Author Marie Dunford, Ph.D., R.D., has been involved in sports nutrition since the mid-1980's. In 1985, while a faculty member at California State University, Fresno, she created the curriculum for an upper-division course entitled "Nutrition and the Athlete." She taught the course for 16 years, during which time she interacted with thousands of student athletes. This direct exposure to nutrition and exercise science majors and NCAA Division I athletes helped her develop an understanding of how students learn and the sports nutrition topics most difficult for students to master. In addition to Nutrition for Sports and Exercise, Dr. Dunford has written three other books and taught numerous online sports nutrition courses for nutrition and exercise professionals. She is an active member of SCAN�the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutritionists�a dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic Association, and a member of the American College of Sports Medicine. She is an avid recreational tennis player and a struggling student of French. J. Andrew Doyle, Ph.D., FACSM, is an Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology and the Director of the Applied Physiology Laboratory in the Department of Kinesiology and Health at Georgia State University, where he formerly served as Department Chair. He received a B.S. in Zoology from Clemson University, an M.S. in Exercise Science from Georgia State University, and a doctorate in Exercise Physiology from the Ohio State University. He has taught exercise physiology, exercise testing and fitness assessment, and exercise programming at the undergraduate and graduate level for over 30 years. His research interests include carbohydrate metabolism and exercise and the role of physical activity, exercise, and fitness in health. He has conducted, published, and presented numerous research studies with cyclists, runners, and triathletes, and has extensive experience testing elite athletes from cycling, running, gymnastics, rowing, canoe and kayak, and basketball. Dr. Doyle is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine.

Package Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.4 x 1.0 inches

Languages: English