Sports Nutrition for Health Professionals
Published: 2019
Page Count: 408
Edition: 2nd
ISBN13: 978-0803676121

Sports Nutrition for Health Professionals merges the basic principles and latest evidence-based scientific understanding of sports nutrition with the real-world practical applications that health professional students must master to help their current and future clients to optimize athletic performance, overall satisfaction and success with sports and physical activity.

Step-by-by, you’ll learn about the scientific basis of sports nutrition and how to apply that knowledge to real-life situations and interactions with clients. You’ll follow six different clients as they are evaluated by a variety of health professionals and undergo a series of assessments and self-administered tests.

By seeing how the science of Sports Nutrition can be applied to sample clients, you will be able to take that knowledge and apply it to your future clients.

Table of Contents for Sports Nutrition for Health Professionals:
Chapter 1: Carbohydrates
Chapter 2: Protein
Chapter 3: Fat
Chapter 4: Vitamins, Minerals, Electrolytes, and Water
Chapter 5: Dietary Guidelines, General Nutrition Recommendations, and Federal Nutrition Policy
Chapter 6: Fundamentals of Exercise Physiology and Nutrition
Chapter 7: Nutrition Strategies for Optimal Athletic Performance
Chapter 8: Exercise, Thermoregulation, and Fluid Balance
Chapter 9: Nutritional Strategies for Competitive Endurance, Strength, and Power Athletes
Chapter 10: Nutritional Supplements and Ergogenic Aids
Chapter 11: Nutrition and Body Composition Coaching and Assessment
Chapter 12: Weight Management and Energy Balance
Chapter 13: Nutrition Across the Life Cycle
Chapter 14: Nutrition for Athletes With Illness or Injury
Chapter 15: Eating and Exercise Disorders
Chapter 16: Nutrition for Athletes With Special Dietary Needs

About the Author
Board-Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics; Board-Certified Pediatrician, Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics;Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine; Senior Advisor for Healthcare Solutions, American Council on Exercise, San Diego, CA;Pediatrician, Children’s Primary Care Medical Group, Vista, CA

American Council on Exercise Certified Health Coach, Academic & Community Affairs Liaison, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, Center for Community Health, San Diego, CA

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