Sports Nutrition

Sports Nutrition

Kary Woodruff

In Stock Date: 
02/16/2016
Print Price: 
$49.95
Print ISBN: 
9781606507759
E-book Price: 
$29.95
E-book ISBN: 
9781606507766
Pages: 
221
Binding Type: 
Softcover

This book explores the relevance of sports nutrition for athletes and active individuals in a way that allows nutrition professionals to provide appropriate and consequential recommendations to this population. Concepts of energy metabolism and energy balance are addressed and the book offers applicable macronutrient recommendations that incorporate the timing of their intake relative to sport. There is a thorough explanation of the athlete assessment allowing the nutrition professional in gathering all relevant information to support proper meal planning and nutrient recommendations.

Given the high usage of dietary supplements, this book identifies dietary supplements most commonly employed by athletes and then breaks down the quality of science behind these supplements. Finally, this book addresses special issues of concerns of athletes, including weight management, potential nutrient deficiencies, and specific dietary approaches. The ultimate aim of this book is that a nutrition professional working with population is armed with the information necessary to provide practical and meaningful recommendations.

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Kary Woodruff

Kary Woodruff

Kary Woodruff is a certified specialist in sports nutrition (CSSD) and assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology at the University of Utah. Kary works as a sports dietitian at the LiVe Well Center in Salt Lake City specializing in the treatment of eating disorders. Kary is on the United States Olympic Committee registry of sports dietitians and works with elite athletes.

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