Nutrition in Exercise and Sport, Third Edition (Nutrition in Exercise & Sport #13) (Hardcover)

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By Ira Wolinsky (Editor)
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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.

About the Author

Ira Wolinsky, Ph.D., is Professor of Nutrition at the University of Houston. He received his B.S. degree in chemistry from the City College of New York in 1960 and his M.S. (1965) and Ph.D. (1968) degrees in biochemistry from Kansas University. He has served in research and teaching positions at the Hebrew University (both the Medical School and the Faculty of Agriculture), the University of Missouri, and Pennsylvania State University. He has also conducted research at NASA research centers and served as official consultant in India, the U.S.S.R., Hungary, and Bulgaria., Dr. Wolinsky is a member of the American Society for Nutritional Sciences and the American Society for Clinical Nutrition, among other scientific organizations. He is the editor of the CRC Series on Modern Nutrition, the CRC Series on Nutrition in Exercise and Sport, and co-editor of the CRC Series on Methods in Nutrition Research and the CRC Series on Exercise Physiology., Dr. Wolinsky has contributed numerous nutrition papers in the open literature, coauthored a book on the history of the science of nutrition, and co-edited the CRC volumes Nutritional Concerns of Women and also Sports Nutrition, Vitamins and Trace Elements. His current major research interests include the nutrition of bone and calcium and sports nutrition.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780849385605
ISBN-10: 0849385601
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: October 22nd, 1997
Pages: 702
Language: English
Series: Nutrition in Exercise & Sport