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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
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
|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.|