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Athletic Trainer's Guide to Sports Nutrition, The

Publication Year:
2018
Edition:
1st
Author:
Amato, Damon
Publisher:
SLACK Incorporated
ISBN:
978-1-63-091424-0
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Description
Fills the void of a subject area that is under-represented in current athletic trainer curriculums despite its importance in the field.

Damon Amato has created a text that can be easily read and understood by health care professionals yet is in-depth enough to create a solid understanding of how the body works, making it easy to then pass on the information to athletes to help them eat ideally based on their specific sport, goal, and situation.

Giving a physiology background is necessary to lay the foundation for understanding why certain recommendations in the text are given; however, only the necessary details are to focus on what is pertinent for athletic trainers to understand while advising athletes.

Some topics covered inside include:
  • Basics of human nutrition
  • Disordered eating and eating disorders in athletes
  • Supplements
  • Eatingoptimally for injury recovery
  • Nutrient timing
  • Special situations
An Athletic Trainer's Guide to Sports Nutrition gives athletic training clinicians and students the information and tools necessary to aid athletes in maintaining peak performance in nutrition, and fills the void left in the current athletic training curriculum.
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
SLACK Incorporated
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Amato, Damon
ISBN:
978-1-63-091424-0
Specialty:
  • Exercise Science
  • Food Science & Nutrition
  • Nutrition/Diet Therapy
  • Personal Training
Language:
English
Edition:
1st
Pages:
0
Publication Year:
2018

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