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Sports Nutrition: A Handbook for Professionals, 6th Ed.

Sports Nutrition: A Handbook for Professionals, 6th Ed.

This long-standing and renowned reference for both the seasoned and novice sports dietitian thoroughly explores all areas of nutrition for sports and fitness. Now in full color, it also serves as an excellent text for sports nutrition courses and a study aid for the CSSD specialty exam.

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This sixth edition of Sports Nutrition offers timely research and evidence-based advice for health professionals working with athletes at all levels. Written and reviewed by esteemed sports registered dietitian nutritionists and other exercise experts, this edition incorporates theoretical and practical information and key takeaways designed for easy implementation in daily practice. Highlights include:

  • A brand new chapter discussing emerging opportunities in sports nutrition
  • Completely revised overview of exercise physiology, including a description of training principles
  • Strategies for a sports nutrition assessment with application of macro- and micronutrient recommendations
  • Updated population- and sports-specific recommendations, including new and in-depth discussion of considerations for various endurance events
  • Important focus on the scope of practice for sports RDNs
  • And much more!

CPEU: 4.0

Free sample pages include the table of contents, foreword, sample chapter, index and more.

Softbound (8.5 x 11)

This is the text I choose for all my courses in Sports Nutrition because it is authoritative, readable, and practical. I recommend this book be part of the professional library for all who work in sports nutrition and fitness. — Edward F. Coyle, PhD, FACSM, Professor, The University of Texas at Austin; Director, Human Performance Laboratory

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Release Date: September 7, 2017

ISBN: 978-0-88091-975-3

596 pages

SKU 411417

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