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Nutrition for Health, Fitness, and Sport

Nutrition for Health, Fitness, and Sport - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0072441703

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ISBN10: 0072441704
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Edition/Copyright: 7TH 05
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2005
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Nutrition for Health, Fitness, and Sport - 7TH 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0072441703

Melvin H. Williams

ISBN13: 978-0072441703
ISBN10: 0072441704
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 05
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

This textbook provides the reader with thorough coverage of the role nutrition plays in enhancing one's health, fitness and sport performance. Current research and practical activities are incorporated throughout.

New to This Edition

  • Provides the latest nutritional guidelines, including American Heart Association Guidelines and the latest RDA/DRI values throughout the text.
  • The 7th edition will be full-color with an entirely new art program. Including new page design layout and pedagogy.
  • Pedagogy: each chapter will incorporate learning objectives, key concepts and brief summaries, critical thinking questions, key terms, end of chapter questions and application exercises.

Features

  • Uses a question-answer approach with questions arranged in a logical sequence, so that the answer to one question often leads into the question that follows.
  • Examines the interrelationship of health, fitness, sport and nutrition.
  • Incorporates up-to-date research throughout the text, including expanded information on dietary supplements, ergogenic aids, and nutritional quackery.
  • Gives students the latest resources for further exploration and research in the appendix: American College of Sports Medicine: Maintaining Cardiorespiratory and Muscular Fitness; Healthy People 2010 (website updates): Objectives for Physical Activity and Nutrition; Internet Sources of Reliable Information on Nutrition as Related to Health, Exercise, and Sports.Offers practical activities throughout, such as estimating body fat, estimating the number of calories needed to maintain body weight, or calculating the caloric expenditure for a given exercise.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Nutrition for Health, Fitness, and Sports Performance
2. Healthful Nutrition for Fitness and Sport
3. Human Energy
4. Carbohydrates: The Main Energy Food
5. Fat: An Important Energy Source during Exercise
6. Protein: The Tissue Builder
7. Vitamins: The Organic Regulators
8. Minerals: The Inorganic Regulators
9. Water, Electrolytes, and Temperature Regulation
10. Body Weight and Composition for Health and Sport
11. Weight Maintenance and Loss Through Proper Nutrition and Exercise
12. Weight Gaining Through Proper Nutrition and Exercise

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