Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance

Author: Debasis Bagchi
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128139234
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance: Muscle Building, Endurance and Strength, Second Edition, includes comprehensive sections on the role of nutrition in human health, various types of physical exercises, including cardiovascular training, resistance training, aerobic and anaerobic exercises, bioenergetics and energy balance, and the nutritional requirements associated with each. Other sections cover sports and nutritional requirements, the molecular mechanisms involved in muscle building, an exhaustive review of various foods, minerals, supplements, phytochemicals, amino acids, transition metals, competition training, healthy cooking, physical training, and lifestyle and dietary recommendations for sports performance. This updated edition includes new chapters on mood, alertness, calmness and psychomotor performance in sports, extreme sports, natural myostatin inhibitor and lean body mass, the benefits of caffeine in sport nutrition formulations, the role of vitamin D in athletic performance, probiotics and muscle mass. Provides a comprehensive appraisal of the nutritional benefits of exercise in human health Compiles chapters reviewing the nutritional prophylaxis in human health Addresses performance enhancement drugs and sports supplements Presents various types of physical exercises and addresses exercise and nutritional requirements in special populations Discusses sports nutrition and the molecular mechanisms involved in muscle building Contains an exhaustive review of various food, minerals, supplements, phytochemicals, amino acids, transition metals, small molecules and other ergogenic agents Highlights the aspects of healthy cooking, physical training, lifestyle and dietary recommendations for sports performance

Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance

Author: Debasis Bagchi
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0123964776
Format: PDF, Docs
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Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance: Muscle Building, Endurance, and Strength provides a comprehensive overview to understanding the integrated impact of nutrition on performance. The book is divided into five main themes: An introductory overview of the role of nutrition in human health Various types of physical exercises, including cardiovascular training, resistance training, aerobic and anaerobic exercise, bioenergetics, and energy balance. This section also covers the nutritional requirements associated with various fitness programs, as well as exercise and nutritional requirements in special populations, including the pre-pubertal, young, elderly, and disabled. Sports and nutritional requirements. The molecular mechanisms involved in muscle building A thorough review of various food, minerals, supplements, phytochemicals, amino acids, transition metals, small molecules and other ergogenic agents that have been implicated in muscle building and human performance This book is an ideal resource for nutritionists, dietitians, exercise physiologists, health practitioners, researchers, students, athletes, trainers, and all those who wish to broaden their knowledge of nutrition and its role in human performance. Discusses the impact of nutrition, including food, minerals, vitamins, hormones, trace elements, etc., that can significantly attenuate/improve human performance and sports Addresses the molecular and cellular pathways involved in the physiology of muscle growth and the mechanisms by which nutrients affect muscle health, growth and maintenance Encompasses multiple forms of sports/performance and the salient contribution of appropriate nutrition on special populations, including nutritional guidelines and recommendations to athletes Strong focus on muscle building

Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance

Author: Debasis Bagchi
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780128139226
Format: PDF, Kindle
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It is well recognized that optimal nutrition plays a critical role in enhancing human performance and for overall health. With our growing knowledge of the functioning of the human body, the changing dietary requirements and recommendations, the rapid advances in the field of drugs and supplements that affect human health and performance, there is a growing need for a comprehensive appraisal of the nutritional benefits in exercise and human health which is addressed in this volume titled Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance: Muscle Building, Endurance and Strength, Second Edition. This book is divided into eight main sections. The introductory theme is a general overview of the role of nutrition in human health. The second section presents various types of physical exercises including cardiovascular training, resistance training, aerobic and anaerobic exercises, bioenergetics and energy balance and the nutritional requirements associated with these various fitness programs. Section three focuses specifically on sports and nutritional requirements. The molecular mechanisms involved in muscle building are the theme of Section four. Section five is an exhaustive review of various food, minerals, supplements, phytochemicals, amino acids, transition metals, small molecules and other ergogenic agents, that have been implicated in muscle building and human performance. Section six highlights how a coach trains or prepares the team for competition performances. Section seven highlights the aspects of healthy cooking, physical training, lifestyle and dietary recommendations for sports performance, and section eight includes commentary. This second edition includes new chapters on mood, alertness, calmness and psychomotor performance in sports; extreme sports, natural myostain inhibitor and lean body mass; benefits of caffeine in sport nutrition formulations; role of vitamin D in athletic performance; probiotics and muscle mass; roles of ketogenic and thermogenic diets in sports nutrition; eicosahexanoic acid (EPA) and docosahexanoic acid (DHA) in sports performance; how a coach trains and prepares his team for upcoming sports performance; an overview of healthy cooking; seeing through the illusion of marketing claims of dietary supplements; and lifestyle recommendations for optimal sports performance. Nutritionist researchers, practitioners, and other health professionals are sure to benefit from this publication Provides a comprehensive appraisal of the nutritional benefits in exercise in human health Compiles chapters reviewing the nutritional prophylaxis in human health Addresses performance enhancement drugs and sports supplements Presents various types of physical exercises and addresses exercise and nutritional requirements in special populations Discussions sports nutrition and the molecular mechanisms involved in muscle building Contains an exhaustive review of various food, minerals, supplements, phytochemicals, amino acids, transition metals, small molecules and other ergogenic agents, that have been implicated in muscle building and human performance Highlights the aspects of healthy cooking, physical training, lifestyle and dietary recommendations for sports performance

The Performance Zone

Author: John Ivy
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
ISBN: 9781459604711
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Synthesizes the most up-to-date science to provide a nutrition action plan for athletes in all sports and at all levels. Shows athletes how nutrition can increase their endurance and strength, reduce injuries and muscle soreness, accelerate their recovery after training and competition, and even reduce their susceptibility to infections.

Endurance Sports Nutrition 3rd Edition

Author: Suzanne Girard Eberle
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1450466907
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Packed with plans for short, long, ultraendurance, and multiday events, Endurance Sports Nutrition, Third Edition, focuses on the nutrition needs of endurance athletes, including runners, cyclists, open-water swimmers, and triathletes. Included are strategies that top endurance athletes have used to reach the pinnacle of success in their sports.

The Science of Fitness

Author: Greg LeMond
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128010703
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Science of Fitness: Power, Performance, and Endurance clearly explains the vital connection between diet and exercise in the human body. With this knowledge, you can use the right exercise and nutrition to obtain a higher quality life, prevent disease, and slow the aging process. Authored in a straightforward style and with color images throughout, this book explores the cellular science behind fitness, protein synthesis, and healthy living. With it you will learn the most recent and important discoveries in the relationships between physical fitness, nutrition, weight loss, and weight management. It provides key information on the body’s mitochondrial processes and their role in aging, along with well-informed discussions on general nutrition, sports nutrition, exercise physiology, how to enhance athletic performance, and how exercise strengthens the mind. Whether you are interested in how to eat healthy, train for your first (or next) marathon, take your fitness to the next level, find the best super foods, or simply want to improve your vitality through healthy, doable practices, this book will help you on your journey regardless of age or fitness level. Presents the connection between exercise, nutrition, and physiology in a way that is ideal for both experienced athletes and newcomers Provides the scientific basis for mitochondrial functions and their relationship to fitness, protein synthesis, quality of life, and the aging process Synthesizes the latest research on nutrition, sports nutrition, super foods, and the brain/body connection Co-Authored by legendary cyclist Greg LeMond, who illustrates key points using his own athletic journey

Caffeine for Sports Performance

Author: Louise Burke
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1450457908
Format: PDF, Docs
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Caffeine for Sports Performance helps athletes understand how to safely use caffeine to get the most out of their sports. The resource covers all issues related to caffeine and includes guidance for athletes, coaches, and fitness enthusiasts who are deciding whether they can or should use caffeine to boost their athletic performance.

Nancy Clark s Sports Nutrition Guidebook 5E

Author: Nancy Clark
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1450459935
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Boost your energy, build muscle, lose fat, and improve your performance with the best-selling sports nutrition guide! The fifth edition includes the latest research on hydration, vitamins, supplements, energy drinks, organic foods, and balancing carbohydrate and protein intake for exercise and competition.

The Paleo Diet for Athletes

Author: Loren Cordain
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 160961917X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Adapts the author's nutritional program to the needs of athletes in a diet based on natural selection and evolution that promotes weight loss, normalizes blood cholesterol, increases energy levels, and enhances overall fitness.