The third edition of Nutrition in Exercise and Sport has been updated and expanded to include the latest developments in the field. This third edition of a bestseller among sports nutrition and health professionals now fully discusses the role of exercise and nutrition in both wellness and in disease prevention. In addition, new chapters on 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 have been added. Top sports nutrition practitioners and exercise scientists have contributed chapters that provide practical nutritional guidelines for those engaged in various types of physical performance. This book is a one-volume library on sports nutrition for research scientists in applied sports nutrition, dietitians, exercise physiologists, sports medicine physicians, coaches, trainers, athletes, and nutritionists. The first two editions of this book have been widely used in sports nutrition courses. Nutrition in Exercise and Sport is the standard in the field.

chapter Chapter 7|17 pages

Exercise and the B Vitamins

chapter Chapter 8|22 pages

Trace Minerals and Exercise

chapter Chapter 11|20 pages

Water and Electrolytes During Physical Activity

chapter Chapter 13|54 pages

Dietary Supplements as Ergogenic Aids

chapter Chapter 14|51 pages

Nutrition and Strength

chapter Chapter 17|17 pages

The Vegetarian Athlete

chapter Chapter 18|14 pages

Nutrition and the Young Athlete

chapter Chapter 19|13 pages

Nutrition and the Older Athlete

chapter Chapter 20|19 pages

The Diabetic Athlete

chapter Chapter 25|23 pages

Body Composition in Exercise and Sport