ISBN : 9781632398970
Publisher : mlbooksinternational
Language : English
Category : Orthopedics, Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine
Publication Year : 2017
Price : USD 142.00
Description : Sports nutrition refers to the study of food and nutrition in relation to sports and athletic performance. It incorporates the study of various vitamins, minerals, diets, supplements and organic substances that strengthen the body of the sports persons and enhances their performance. Sports nutrition plays a crucial role in the sports like weight lifting, bodybuilding, swimming, rowing, running, cycling, etc. This book traces the progress of this field and highlights some of its key concepts and applications. Different approaches, evaluations, methodologies and advanced studies on sports nutrition have been included in this text. Students, researchers, experts and all associated with this subject will benefit alike from the book. It is a vital tool for all researching or studying sports nutrition as it gives incredible insights into emerging trends and concepts.
Author's Description :
Peyton Turner holds an MS in Nutritional Sciences from San Diego State University, California, United States of America. His primary areas of scholarly and research interests include the effect of nutrient supplements on athletic performance. Turner is on the editorial board of several renowned sports science and sports nutrition journals and has edited over 250 technical papers and eight reference books. He also serves as a visiting professor in renowned universities across United States and Australia.