Part 1. The science of nutrition and sport 1. Introduction to sport and exercise 2. Energy for sport and exercise 3. Digestion and absorption of macronutrients in sport and exercise 4. Macronutrients 5. Micronutrients and antioxidants 6. Translating nutrition: From nutrients to foods 7. Dietary assessment 8. Introduction to diet planning Part 2. Nutrition for exercise 9. Macronutrient periodisation 10. Exercise nutrition 11. Hydration 12. Sports supplements 13. Changing body composition and anthropometry Part 3. Applied sports nutrition 14. Endurance sports 15. Strength and power athletes 16. Team sport athletes 17. Weight category and aesthetic sport athletes 18. Young athletes 19. Masters athletes 20. Paralympic athletes 21. Travelling athletes 22. Environmental and climate considerations for athletes 23. Gastrointestinal disturbances in athletes 24. Nutrition support for injury management and rehabilitation 25. Cultural perspectives 26. Working with athletes Glossary Index
Regina Belski is an Advanced Sports Dietitian and is Associate Professor of Dietetics and Course Director at Swinburne University of Technology. Adrienne Forsyth is an Advanced Sports Dietitian and Accredited Exercise Physiologist and is the Course Coordinator for the Bachelor of Human Nutrition at La Trobe University. Evangeline Mantzioris is an Accredited Sports Dietitian and is the Program Director for the Bachelor of Nutrition and Food Sciences at the University of South Australia. They have all taught sports nutrition to nutrition and exercise students for many years.