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  1. Amino Acids and Proteins for the Athlete: The Anabolic Edge, Second Edition

    By Mauro G. Di Pasquale

    Series: Nutrition in Exercise & Sport

    Extensively updated with all chapters rewritten and double the information and references, Amino Acids and Proteins for the Athlete: The Anabolic Edge, Second Edition reflects the nearly exponential increase in data and knowledge in the past few years regarding the use of amino acids and proteins...

    Published November 30th 2007 by CRC Press

  2. Sports Nutrition

    Energy Metabolism and Exercise, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Judy A. Driskell, Ira Wolinsky

    Series: Nutrition in Exercise & Sport

    Exercise by itself tears down the body. To rebuild that body so that it expresses greater strength, endurance, and speed, requires sound nutritional practices based on fact rather than fad. Those practices must also recognize that specific needs vary greatly according to age, gender, and intensity...

    Published September 14th 2007 by CRC Press

  3. Children, Obesity and Exercise

    Prevention, Treatment and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity

    Edited by Andrew P. Hills, Neil A. King, Nuala M. Byrne

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Throughout the developed world there is an increasing prevalence of childhood obesity. Because of this increase, and awareness of the risks to long term health that childhood obesity presents, the phenomena is now described by many as a global epidemic. Children, Obesity and...

    Published July 3rd 2007 by Routledge

  4. Physique, Fitness, and Performance, Second Edition

    By Thomas Battinelli

    Series: Exercise Physiology

    Totally revised and updated, this second edition of the well-received Physique, Fitness, and Performance retains the unique integrated approach of its predecessor, examining the relationship of structure to function in human performance. Far surpassing the limited focus of standard exercise and...

    Published June 21st 2007 by CRC Press

  5. Sports Nutrition

    Fats and Proteins

    Edited by Judy A. Driskell

    It is well known that fats, proteins, and carbohydrates are all energy-yielding nutrients that influence health and physical performance. Yet many recreational, collegiate, and professional athletes still consume more fats, saturated fats, and cholesterol than is recommended, as well as...

    Published April 19th 2007 by CRC Press

  6. Sport and Exercise Physiology Testing Guidelines

    The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Guide

    Edited by Andrew M. Jones, Edward M. Winter, R.C. Richard Davison, Paul D. Bromley, Tom Mercer

    Series: BASES Sport and Exercise Science

    Sport and exercise physiologists are called upon to carry out physiological assessments that have proven validity and reliability, both in sport-specific and health-related contexts. A wide variety of test protocols have been developed and refined. This book is a comprehensive guide to these...

    Published November 30th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Sport and Exercise Physiology Testing Guidelines: Volume II – Exercise and Clinical Testing

    The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Guide

    Edited by Edward M. Winter, Andrew M. Jones, R.C. Richard Davison, Paul D. Bromley, Tom Mercer

    Sport and exercise physiologists are called upon to carry out physiological assessments that have proven validity and reliability, both in sport-specific and health-related contexts. A wide variety of test protocols have been developed and refined. This book is a comprehensive guide to these...

    Published November 17th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Nutritional Counseling for Lifestyle Change

    By Linda Snetselaar

    Nutrition plays a role in the causes, treatment, and/or management of many chronic diseases, yet the physician's primary responsibility is to treat through medication. Translating research findings and clinical experience into practical treatment recommendations, the book focuses on alleviating...

    Published August 15th 2006 by CRC Press

  9. Exercise, Health and Mental Health

    Emerging Relationships

    Edited by Guy E.J. Faulkner, Adrian H. Taylor

    Exercise, Health and Mental Health provides an introduction to this emerging field and a platform for future research and practice. Written by internationally acclaimed exercise, health and medical scientists, it is the first systematic review of the evidence for the potential role of exercise...

    Published December 20th 2005 by Routledge

  10. The Obesity Epidemic

    Science, Morality and Ideology

    By Michael Gard, Jan Wright

    Increasing obesity levels are currently big news but do we think carefully enough about what this trend actually means? Everybody – including doctors, parents, teachers, sports clubs, businesses and governments – has a role to play in the ‘war on obesity’. But is talk of an obesity ‘crisis’...

    Published April 26th 2005 by Routledge