Sport Nutrition for Coaches

ISBN: 9780736069175

Autor: Leslie Bonci


Número de Páginas: 272

Idioma: Inglês

Data Edição: 2009

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Sport Nutrition for Coaches is a complete resource for coaches looking to ensure that athletes achieve optimal performance through proper nutrition. In its practical and easy-to-understand format, this text supplies coaches, personal trainers, and fitness specialists with a wide range of information, including balancing nutrients, monitoring supplement use, and dealing with disordered eating. This book also contains several planning tools that can help readers to put the information and strategies to use. As one of only two nutrition books on the market geared toward coaches, this is a valuable resource for people working with athletes.
Part 1 Essential Concepts
Chapter 1 Sport Performance and Energy Systems
Chapter 2 Foods That Fuel
Chapter 3 Eating Timed for Top Performance
Chapter 4 Hydrating for Top Performance
Chapter 5 Reducing Body Fat
Chapter 6 Increasing Muscle Mass
Chapter 7 Sizing Up Supplements

Part II Special Situations
Chapter 8 Preventing Common Complaints
Chapter 9 Coping With Special Diets
Chapter 10 Dealing With Disordered Eating
Chapter 11 Dealing With Alcohol Use

Part III Planning Tools
Chapter 12 Facing Logistic Challenges
Chapter 13 Budgeting Good Nutrition
Chapter 14 Implementing a Sport Nutrition Plan
Leslie J. Bonci, MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN is the director of sport nutrition at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She is a certified specialist of sport dietetics, and she has been working in the areas of sport nutrition and general nutrition for over 20 years. Bonci works with sport teams and athletes at all levels. Her work at the professional level includes consulting with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Milwaukee Brewers as well as the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. She also works with the University of Pittsburgh and University of Texas at Austin athletic departments and with coaches and athletes at 45 high schools. Bonci also works with Olympic athletes as a member of the USOC sport nutrition network.

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