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Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition, Fifth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Author(s): Heather Hedrick Fink, MS, RD, CSSD, Owner, Nutrition and Wellness Solutions, LLC
Alan E. Mikesky, PhD, FACSM, Professor, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
  • ISBN-13: 9781284101393
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     520 pages      © 2018
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Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools

Revised and updated with a full-color design and art program, the Fifth Edition of Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition provides students and practitioners with the most up-to-date information relating to diet and athletic performance so they can assist athletes and fitness enthusiasts in achieving their personal performance goals. With data and statistics reflecting the latest research and guidelines, the Fifth Edition demonstrates effective ways of communicating nutritional messages to athletes and motivating individuals to make permanent behavior change.

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What’s New?

  • NEW – Features a new full-color design and art program, adding a new dimension to the text’s readability that serves to better highlight key features
  • NEW – Discusses the revised Nutrition Facts label and incorporates coverage of the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
  • NEW – Provides updated sport nutrition recommendations based on the 2016 position statement from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), and the Dietitians of Canada
  • NEW – Includes coverage of the 2016 World Anti-Doping Association Prohibited Substances List
  • NEW – Discusses the use of mobile apps and technology in weight management as part of several new Fortifying Your Nutrition Knowledge boxes
  • NEW – Incorporates Workbook content within the Navigate 2 platform, with marginal callouts in the text referring students to the relevant activity
Section 1 The Basics of Sports Nutrition  
Chapter 1 Introduction to Sports Nutrition  
Chapter 2 Nutrients: Ingestion to Energy Metabolism  
Chapter 3 Carbohydrates  
Chapter 4 Fats  
Chapter 5 Proteins  
Chapter 6 Vitamins  
Chapter 7 Minerals  
Chapter 8 Water  
Chapter 9 Nutritional Ergogenics  
Section 2 The Practical Application of Sports Nutrition  
Chapter 10 Nutrition Consultation with Athletes  
Chapter 11 Weight Management  
Chapter 12 Endurance and Ultra-Endurance Athletes  
Chapter 13 Strength/Power Athletes  
Chapter 14 Team Sport Athletes  
Chapter 15 Special Populations  
Chapter 16 Jobs in Sports Nutrition  
Appendix A You Are the Nutrition Coach—Answers  
Appendix B The Gastrointestinal Tract  
Appendix C Major Metabolic Pathways  
Appendix D Calculations and Conversions  
Appendix E Growth and Body Mass Index Charts  
Appendix F Dietary Reference Intakes  

Heather Hedrick Fink, MS, RD, CSSD-Owner, Nutrition and Wellness Solutions, LLC

Heather Hedrick Fink, owner of Nutrition and Wellness Solutions, LLC, is a Registered Dietitian and a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. She completed her undergraduate degree in dietetics as well as her master of science degree in kinesiology at the University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign. Heather is also certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as a Health/Fitness Specialist.  Heather has been providing nutrition, fitness, and wellness programming to individuals, corporations, and athletic teams for more than 15 years.

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Alan E. Mikesky, PhD, FACSM-Professor, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Alan E. Mikesky, PhD, FACSM, is a professor in the School of Physical Education and Tourism Management, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and Director of their Human Performance and Biomechanics Laboratory. He also has an adjunct appointment with the School of Medicine, Department of Anatomy, and serves as a research associate at the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis.

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ISBN-13: 9781284101393

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