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Sport Nutrition-2nd Edition


Dehydration and its effects on performance
Exercise performance is impaired when an individual is dehydrated.
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Carbohydrate intake days before competition
Carbohydrate intake in the days before competition mainly replenishes muscle glyco-gen stores, whereas carbohydrate intake in the hours before competition optimizes liver glycogen stores.
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Carbohydrate intake during exercise
Convincing evidence from numerous studies indicates that carbohydrate feeding during exercise of about 45 minutes or longer can improve endurance capacity and performance.
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The role of dietary fat
Fat is an extremely important fuel for endurance exercise, along with carbohydrate, and some fat intake is required for optimal health.
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Normal ranges of body weight and body fat
Different sports have different requirements in terms of body composition. What is the proper body fat percentage for the average population versus that for athletes?
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Sport Nutrition-2nd Edition
An Introduction to Energy Production and Performance
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The second edition of Sport Nutrition: An Introduction to Energy Production and Performance presents the principles, background, and rationale for current nutrition guidelines specifically for athletes.

© 2010
Book   488 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736079624

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