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Clinical Sports Nutrition

Established as the leading international text on sports nutrition

Edited by Louise Burke and Vicki Deakin, 4th Ed

Clinical Sports Nutrition, fourth edition, is a complete practical and clinical reference that provides state-of-the-art sports nutrition information.  Each chapter contains specific reviews followed by practice tips.  Contributions come from the leading academics, physicians and sport dietitians in Australia, Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Finland.

The fourth edition has been substanitailly revised.  All the content has been reviewed and updated with significant changes to Chapter 10: Prevention,protection and treatment of iron depletion and deficiency in athletes and Chapter 19: Special needs: the athlete with diabetes.  The internals have been completely redesigned for ease of readability.

Other topics include nutritional assessment of athletes, measuring physique, weight loss and weight making, post-exercise recovery, nutrition strategies before and during competition, iron depletion, micronutrient needs, eating disorders in athletes, supplements and sports foods, requirements for special athletic populations and environments.

See the McGraw-Hill website for details on availability and ordering.

ISBN13: 9780070277205

Pub Date: December 2009 

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