Nutrition for health, fitness & sport, 6/e


Language: Anglais
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This textbook provides the reader with thorough coverage of the role nutrition plays in enhancing one's health, fitness and sport performance. Modern research and practical activities are incorporated throughout.
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 Appendixes A-1 1989 Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) and Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) A-2 Recommended Nutrient Intakes for Canadians B Units of Measurement: English System'Metric System Equivalents C Approximate Caloric Expenditure Per Minute for Various Physical Activities D Self-Test on Drinking Habits and Alcoholism E Determination of Healthy Body Weight F Exchange Lists for Meal Planning G Calories, Percent Fat, Cholesterol in Selected Fast-Food Restaurant Products H Rate Your Diet I ACSM Position Stand: The Recommended Quantitity and Quality of Exercise for Developing and Maintaining Cardiorespiratory and Muscular Fitness in Healthy Adults J Energy Pathways of Carbohydrate, Fat, and Protein K ACSM Position Stand: Exercise and Fluid Replacement L Internet Sources of Reliable Information on Nutrition as Related to Health, Exercise, and Sports