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Nutrition for Health, Fitness, and Sport

Nutrition for Health, Fitness, and Sport - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073270586

Cover of Nutrition for Health, Fitness, and Sport 8TH 07 (ISBN 978-0073270586)
ISBN13: 978-0073270586
ISBN10: 007327058X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 8TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2007
International: No

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Nutrition for Health, Fitness, and Sport - 8TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073270586

Melvin H Williams

ISBN13: 978-0073270586
ISBN10: 007327058X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 8TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2007
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.

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
13. Food Drugs and Related Supplements
Appendix A - Units of Measurement: English System - Metric System Equivalents
Appendix B - Approximate Caloric Expenditure per Minute for Various Physical Activities
Appendix C - Self-Test on Drinking Habits and Alcoholism
Appendix D - Determination of Healthy Body Weight
Appendix E - Exchange Lists for Meal Planning
Appendix F - Calories, Percent Fat, and Cholesterol in Selected Fast-Food Restaurant Products
Appendix G - Energy Pathways of Carbohydrate, Fat, and Protein