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ERIC Number: ED255481
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 52
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-8814-279-1
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Nutrition for Sport Success.
Nutrition Foundation, Inc., Washington, DC.; American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Washington, DC. National Association for Sport and Physical Education.; United States Olympic Committee, Colorado Springs, CO.; Swanson Center for Nutrition, Inc., Omaha, NE.
This guidebook presents basic facts about nutrition, focusing upon the nutritional needs of athletes. Information is given on: (1) the importance of water, salt and other electrolytes, and treating and preventing heat disorders; (2) nutrition for training and performance, the best diet, caloric and energy requirements for various and specific sports, carbohydrates, protein, fats, vitamins and minerals, dietary excesses and changes, and carbohydrate loading; (3) achieving competitive weight, body composition: fat vs. lean, bulking up, slimming down, making weight; (4) supplements and drugs, proteins, vitamins and minerals, non-nutritive substances, steroids, alcohol, mood modifiers, tranquilizers, and antihistamines; (5) eating and athletic meals, pregame meals, training and conditioning sessions, intermittent competition, and long-term competition; (6) new life style diets, eating out, and vegetarian diets; and (7) health problems, the athlete with a chronic health condition, diabetes mellitus, convulsive disorders (epilepsy) and heart conditions, lung disorders, nutrition-related health problems in sports, and menstrual disorders. A glossary of terms and suggested readings are included. (JD)
AAHPERD Publications, Box 44 Industrial Park Center, Waldorf, MD 20601 ($7.95 prepaid).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nutrition Foundation, Inc., Washington, DC.; American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Washington, DC. National Association for Sport and Physical Education.; United States Olympic Committee, Colorado Springs, CO.; Swanson Center for Nutrition, Inc., Omaha, NE.
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