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Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance : Muscle Building, Endurance, and Strength

Author: Debasis Bagchi; Sreejayan Nair; Chandan K Sen
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Science, [2013] ©2013
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Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance: Muscle Building, Endurance, and Strength provides a comprehensive overview to understanding the integrated impact of nutrition on performance. The book is divided into five main themes: An introductory overview of the role of nutrition in human healthVarious types of physical exercises, including cardiovascular training, resistance training, aerobic and anaerobic exercise,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bagchi, Debasis.
Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance : Muscle Building, Endurance, and Strength.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Debasis Bagchi; Sreejayan Nair; Chandan K Sen
ISBN: 9780123964779 0123964776
OCLC Number: 854977747
Language Note: Text in English.
Notes: The Role of Resistance Training Versus Aerobic Exercise and Weight Maintenance.
Description: 1 online resource (563 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; List of Contributors; I: Nutrition and Human Health; 1 Nutritional Supplementation in Health and Sports Performance; Introduction; Definitions; Nutritional Supplement Recommendations for Athletes; Safety Issues; Summary and Conclusions; References; 2 Glycemic Index, Food Exchange Values and Exercise Performance; Glycemic Index; Glycemic Load; Glycemic Index, Glycemic Load and Metabolic Responses; Glycemic Index, Glycemic Load and Chronic Disease Risk. Glycemic Index, Metabolic Responses and Exercise PerformanceThe Effect of Different GI of Pre-Exercise Meals on Physical Performance; Improvement of Physical Performance; No Effect of GI on Exercise Performance; Ingestion of Carbohydrates During Exercise Following a Pre-Exercise Meal; Carbohydrates Loading; Glycemic Load, Metabolic Responses and Exercise Performance; Food Exchange Values in Health And Exercise; Calculation of Food Exchanges; Conclusions; References; 3 Performance Enhancement Drugs and Sports Supplements for Resistance Training; Introduction; Testosterone and Anabolic Steroids. Physiological Production of Testosterone and Related Side Effects of AbuseTestosterone and AS Combined with Resistance Training; Testosterone use in High-Level Powerlifters; Protein Synthesis and Myonuclear Content; Androgen Receptor; Conclusions; Creatine Monohydrate; Creatine Synthesis and Mechanisms of Action; Creatine Supplementation and Performance; Conclusion; Beta-Hydroxy Beta-Methylbutyrate (HMB); HMB Metabolism; Effects of HMB Supplementation; Mechanisms of Action; Conclusions; Caffeine; Mechanisms of Action; Psychophysiological Mechanisms; Conclusions; References. II: Exercise and Human Health4 Exercise and Cardiovascular Disease; Introduction; Physiological Responses of the Cardiovascular System to Exercise; Determinants of Functional Capacity (see for review); The Heart; Lungs; Peripheral Circulation; Assessment of Functional Capacity; Exercise and Health; All-cause Mortality; Coronary Artery Disease; Exercise and Primary Prevention; Exercise in Secondary Prevention of CHD; Hypertension; Body Weight; Diabetes Mellitus; How Much Exercise is Enough?; Are the Benefits of Exercise Universal?; References. 5 Resistance Training and Physical Exercise in Human HealthResistance Training in Human Health; Blood Pressure; Blood Lipids; Glucose Management; Visceral Adiposity; Weight Management; Resistance Training and Resting Energy Expenditure; Resistance Training and 24-hour Energy Expenditure; Resistance Training and Daily Physical Activity; Resistance Training and Fat Free Mass; Resistance Training Without Energy Restriction and Body Weight; Resistance Training During Energy Restriction; Resistance Training Versus Aerobic Exercise During Energy Restriction.
Responsibility: edited by Debasis Bagchi, Sreejayan Nair, Chandan K. Sen.

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Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance: Muscle Building, Endurance, and Strength provides a comprehensive overview to understanding the integrated impact of nutrition on performance. The book is divided into five main themes: An introductory overview of the role of nutrition in human healthVarious types of physical exercises, including cardiovascular training, resistance training, aerobic and anaerobic exercise, bioenergetics, and energy balance. This section also covers the nutritional requirements associated with various fitness programs, as well as exercis.

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