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Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance

Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance Author Debasis Bagchi
ISBN-10 9780123964779
Release 2013-07-26
Pages 568
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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

Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance Author Debasis Bagchi
ISBN-10 9780128139233
Release 2018-10-01
Pages 1024
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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

Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance Author Debasis Bagchi
ISBN-10 0128139226
Release 2018-10-15
Pages 1024
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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

The Performance Zone Author John Ivy
ISBN-10 1459604717
Release 2010-10
Pages 272
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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.



The Science of Fitness

The Science of Fitness Author Greg LeMond
ISBN-10 9780128010709
Release 2014-11-21
Pages 208
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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



Performance Nutrition

Performance Nutrition Author
ISBN-10 9781450412261
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Performance Nutrition has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Performance Nutrition also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Performance Nutrition book for free.



Caffeine for Sports Performance

Caffeine for Sports Performance Author Louise Burke
ISBN-10 9781450457903
Release 2013-08-30
Pages 216
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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.



Endurance Sports Nutrition 3rd Edition

Endurance Sports Nutrition 3rd Edition Author Suzanne Girard Eberle
ISBN-10 9781450466905
Release 2013-10-11
Pages
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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.



Thrive 10th Anniversary Edition

Thrive  10th Anniversary Edition Author Brendan Brazier
ISBN-10 9780738219523
Release 2017-02-14
Pages 352
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Thrive 10th Anniversary Edition has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Thrive 10th Anniversary Edition also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Thrive 10th Anniversary Edition book for free.



The Athlete s Guide to Sports Supplements

The Athlete s Guide to Sports Supplements Author Kimberly Mueller
ISBN-10 9780736093699
Release 2013
Pages 292
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Presents a guide to sports supplements, providing descriptions, benefits, dosage recommendations, research studies and outcomes, and possible health concerns.



The Paleo Diet for Athletes

The Paleo Diet for Athletes Author Loren Cordain
ISBN-10 9781609619176
Release 2012-10-16
Pages 352
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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.



Genomics Proteomics and Metabolomics in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods

Genomics  Proteomics and Metabolomics in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Author Debasis Bagchi
ISBN-10 9781118930465
Release 2015-09-25
Pages 688
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Functional foods and nutraceuticals have received considerable interest in the past decade largely due to increasing consumer awareness of the health benefits associated with food. Diet in human health is no longer a matter of simple nutrition: consumers are more proactive and increasingly interested in the health benefits of functional foods and their role in the prevention of illness and chronic conditions. This, combined with an aging population that focuses not only on longevity but also quality of life, has created a market for functional foods and nutraceuticals. A fully updated and revised second edition, Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods reflects the recent upsurge in "omics" technologies and features 48 chapters that cover topics including genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, epigenetics, peptidomics, nutrigenomics and human health, transcriptomics, nutriethics and nanotechnology. This cutting-edge volume, written by a panel of experts from around the globe reviews the latest developments in the field with an emphasis on the application of these novel technologies to functional foods and nutraceuticals.



Advanced Sports Nutrition 2nd Edition

Advanced Sports Nutrition 2nd Edition Author
ISBN-10 9781450419987
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Advanced Sports Nutrition 2nd Edition has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Advanced Sports Nutrition 2nd Edition also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Advanced Sports Nutrition 2nd Edition book for free.



Building Muscle and Performance

Building Muscle and Performance Author Tumminello, Nick
ISBN-10 9781492529736
Release 2016-04-04
Pages 360
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Building Muscle and Performance fuses the most effective exercises and progressions into a high-octane, high-efficiency training program. Combining strength training, power training, cardio, and more, Tumminello’s unique approach delivers results: increased strength, explosiveness, speed, athleticism, endurance, and a lean and muscular physique.



Nutritional Ergogenic Aids

Nutritional Ergogenic Aids Author Ira Wolinsky
ISBN-10 0203507703
Release 2004-06-25
Pages 552
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Nutritional Ergogenic Aids provides an up-to-date review of what is hypothetical and what is known about the most extensively used nutritional ergogenic aids; dietary supplements to enhance physical and athletic performance. Among the 23 aids discussed are branched-chain amino acids, carnitine, creatine, glucosamine, chrondroitin sulfate, taurine, biocarbonates, and ginseng. Research conducted primarily with data available from human studies is analyzed and discussed. The book presents information and guidelines on safe use and provides a scientific basis regarding the benefits, shortcomings, and usefulness of nutritional ergogenic aids.



Developing the Core

Developing the Core Author NSCA-National Strength & Conditioning Association
ISBN-10 9780736095495
Release 2013-12-16
Pages 224
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 The NSCA, the world’s leading sport conditioning organization, offers its unrivaled expertise in a book perfect for any athlete seeking to strengthen the core and improve athletic performance. Featuring 11 ready-to-use sport-specific programs, Developing the Core provides more than 50 of the most effective exercises along with science-based assessments to help athletes understand their individual needs. 



Recovery for Performance in Sport

Recovery for Performance in Sport Author Christophe Hausswirth
ISBN-10 9781450434348
Release 2013
Pages 281
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"Recovery for Performance in Sport "encompasses the latest scientific research in the study of recovery and draws from the experience of applied sport scientists working with elite athletes in leading performance and recovery centers around the globe.