Sport Nutrition for Coaches

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en Limba Engleză Carte Paperback – May 2009

"Sport Nutrition for Coaches" is a complete resource for coaches looking to ensure that athletes achieve optimal performance through proper nutrition. In its practical and easy-to-understand format, this text supplies coaches, personal trainers, and fitness specialists with a wide range of information, including balancing nutrients, monitoring supplement use, and dealing with disordered eating. This book also contains several planning tools that can help readers to put the information and strategies to use. As one of only two nutrition books on the market geared toward coaches, this is a valuable resource for people working with athletes.

This comprehensive guide for coaches is divided into three parts. Part I covers the basics of nutrition for athletes. It includes information on proper nutrients, hydration, supplements, and overall diet as well as eating schedules for competitive events and eating to reduce body fat or build muscle. Part II describes how coaches should train athletes with unique circumstances, including those who follow vegan diets and athletes with eating disorders. Part III offers coaches advice on helping their athletes plan healthy diets.

"Sport Nutrition for Coaches" is unlike any other book on the market not only because of its simple format and ample information but also because it gives coaches the tools they need in order to create their own sport nutrition plan for their teams. Coaches who complete the tasks highlighted in the text to create a Coach's Notebook will have a custom-made resource for implementing proper nutrition with their teams. And readers can use the many tables and forms available in the book to develop their sport nutrition plan.

With its practical information and resources, "Sport Nutrtion for Coaches" is sure to guarantee coaches success in helping their athletes to be fit and healthy with proper nutrition.

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ISBN-13: 9780736069175
ISBN-10: 0736069178
Pagini: 256
Ilustrații: 8 black & white illustrations, 30 black & white halftones
Dimensiuni: 213 x 277 x 23 mm
Greutate: 0.77 kg
Locul publicării: United Kingdom

Notă biografică

Leslie Bonci is a certified specialist in sports dietetics and currently works with 45 schools with the athletes and coaches. Leslie is involved with working at The University of Pittsburgh Dept of Athletics, University of Texas Department of Athletics, Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Penguins and Milwaukee Brewers. Leslie also frequently lectures at conferences including NATA, ADA and coaches meetings.


Chapter 1. Sport Performance and Energy Systems
Chapter 2. Foods that Fuel
Chapter 3. Eating Timed for Top Performance
Chapter 4. Hydration for Top Performance
Chapter 5. Reducing Body Fat
Chapter 6. Increasing Muscle Mass
Chapter 7. Sizing Up Supplements
Chapter 8. Preventing Common Complaints
Chapter 9. Coping With Special Diets
Chapter 10. Dealing With Disordered Eating
Chapter 11. Dealing With Alcohol Use
Chapter 12. Facing Logistic Challenges
Chapter 13. Budgeting Good Nutrition
Chapter 14. Implementing a Sports Nutrition Plan