The Athlete’s Guide to Sports Supplements
The newest research in 120 of today’s most popular nutrient supplements for sports, timing, peaking, and supporting athletes. Includes contraindications, suggested doses, limitations, ideal usages, and best matches for which sports.
Recommendations are also given for master’s athletes, those competing in extreme events or under extreme weather conditions. Every sports dietitian needs a copy of this book for reference.
- (2000) Science of food and nutrition
- (2070) Macronutrients: carbohydrate, fat, protein, fiber, water
- (2110) Physiology, exercise physiology
- (3000) Nutrition assessment & Diagnosis
- (3030) Anthropometrics, body composition
- (3040) Food consumption, fluid balance
- (3100) Supplemental nutrients, botanicals
- (4000) Wellness and public health
- (4030) Dietary guidelines, DRIs, Food Guide Pyramid, food labeling
- (4060) Exercise, fitness, and sports nutrition
- (5000) Medical Nutrition Therapy
- (5460) Self-care management
Suggested Performance Indicators: 6.1.2, 6.1.6, 8.1.2, 8.2.2
Upon successful completion of this self-study course, the users will be able to:
1. Briefly discuss the nutrition guidelines for sports and general exercise for calories, carbohydrates, and fluids.
2. Better assess clients’ nutritional needs while training and competing in sport events.
3. Determine appropriate supplement suggestions and nutrition intervention for physically active clients.
4. Better identify supplement risks and contraindications for athletes when training or competing in sports.
- Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
- Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
- Registered Nurse (RN)
- Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional
The authors are athletes themselves and have many years of practical sports nutrition and counseling experience. This is a popular sports nutrition book!