Develop the knowledge base you need to integrate the science of nutrition and the latest evidence into your scope of practice. Explore the relevance of sports nutrition to each of the major allied health professions and understand the role it plays in each. Step-by-by, you'll learn about the scientific basis of sports nutrition and how to apply the physiology to real-life situations and interactions with clients. You'll follow four different clients as they are evaluated by a variety of health professionals and under-go a series of assessments and self-administered tests. From the relationship between nutrition and exercise to new foods, supplements, and special diets, you'll be prepared to educate clients about the relationship between nutrition and exercise and to evaluate and optimize their nutritional status.
From Food to Fuel: Carbohydrate, Protein, Fat, Vitamins, Minerals, Electrolytes, and Water, Dietary Guidelines, General Nutrition Recommendations, and Federal Nutrition Policy; Optimizing Sports Performance: Fundamentals of Exercise Physiology and Nutrition, Nutrition Strategies for Optimal Athletic Performance, Exercise, Thermoregulation, and Fluid Balance, Nutritional Strategies for Competitive Endurance, Strength, and Power Athletes Nutritional Supplements and Ergogenic Aids; Evaluation of Nutritional Status: Nutrition and Boby Composition Coaching and Assessment, Sports Nutrition for Special Populations 12. Weight Management and Energy Balance Nutrition across the Life Cycle, Nutrition for Athletes with Illness or Injury, Eating and Exercise Disorders, Nutrition for Athletes with Special Dietary Needs; Glossary.