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Sports and Exercise Nutrition [Hardcover]

William D. McArdle , Frank I. Katch , Victor L. Katch
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1 Jun 2008 0781770378 978-0781770378 3
Updated with the latest cutting-edge research findings, this Third Edition helps readers make the bridge between nutrition and exercise concepts and their practical applications. The book provides a strong foundation in the science of exercise nutrition and bioenergetics and offers valuable insights into how the principles work in the real world of physical activity and sports medicine. Case Studies and Personal Health and Exercise Nutrition activities engage readers in practical nutritional assessment problems. This edition includes the latest findings on such current topics as nutritional supplements, eating disorders, Healthy Eating Index, food labeling, MyPyramid, and obesity. There is a companion Website that offers approximately 300 multiple-choice and true/false quiz questions to help readers prepare for exams.


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  • Hardcover: 702 pages
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 3 edition (1 Jun 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0781770378
  • ISBN-13: 978-0781770378
  • Product Dimensions: 27.7 x 21.6 x 3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 196,750 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Doody's Review Service, Jude Christopher Sullivan, MS -- "This is designed to be a 'cutting edge' teaching tool, learning tool, and reference resource. It provides such information as the latest Dietary Reference Intakes, normative tables (e.g., standards for overweight and obesity), up-to-date indices for monitoring change in health status (e.g. regional body fat distribution and health risks), as well as expanded chapters addressing the nutritional needs of physically active people and those in sports competition." Doody's Review Service, Jude Christopher Sullivan -- "It is a valuable teaching tool for the instructor, learning tool for the student, and information resource for the healthcare provider." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Judy Hall is one of the UK’s leading past life therapists. She has run workshops and lectured throughout the world. She now teaches therapist from varying backgrounds how to include past life therapy in their work.

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Nutrition Bible 26 May 2009
Format:Hardcover
This book is essential for all nutritional needs of athletes and everyday individuals. If you are on a sports course at uni with a nutrition unit, work with athletes or just want adequate knowledge on nutrition in sport and exercise then this is the book for you!!!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good source of reference 22 Oct 2013
By Sharon
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This book comes with a CD which is great but doesn't work on the apple mac.

Still an interesting read.
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1.0 out of 5 stars DON'T GET THIS BOOK! 31 May 2013
By Bea
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SPORTS, EXERCISE AND NUTRITION,by William D Mc Ardle, Frank I Katch, Victor L Katc. DON'T GET THIS BOOK. Its old- printed 2005! 2nd edition, they are doing anew one new- 2012 version, 4th edition, . The CDs are no longer compatible with any PC/Macs!!!! and AMAZON WAREHOUSE, who sells the book doesn't inform YOU about it. THis is what the publicist says;
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I DON'T KNOW WHAT AMAZON IS DOING BY THEY ARE CLEARLY SELLING A BOOK THAT IS NO LONGER SUPPORTED BY IT PUBLICIST! AND YOU CAN'T USE IN FULL! WASTE OF MONEY, TIME AND FRUSTRATION.
ON TOP OF THAT- YOU CAN'T SEND IT BACK! AS AMAZON WAREHOUSE WILL NOT! ACCEPT RETURNS. NOW! WHERE DOES THAT SAY THAT? NO WHERE
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good 3 April 2013
By O
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Good book added to collection, will be enjoyed fully when needed, very useful and a great addition, will be added to my teaching library!
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4.0 out of 5 stars an overview of the whole picture 3 Dec 2007
By S. B. Smith - Published on Amazon.com
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Not only does this book provide the nutrition knowledge necessary for a sports dietitian, it also gives a review of exercise physiology which is a definite necessity in the sports nutrition world.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book from college 8 Jun 2014
By Chris Daniels - Published on Amazon.com
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Took this class in college and could not wait to sell it back when I was in college for the money. Now that I'm out, I missed the book. It's a good book to go back and reference somedays. Shipped in great condition and price was reasonable
5.0 out of 5 stars Great buy 22 Jan 2013
By mkeith - Published on Amazon.com
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This was a great buy. This book was in great condition and was at a good price. Overall satisified with the book.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great resource 8 Jan 2013
By David Sestili - Published on Amazon.com
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Had an older version that is now falling apart with use. This has even more info and great presentations of graphics etc.
5.0 out of 5 stars great book 20 Mar 2012
By Christopher Evenson - Published on Amazon.com
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this textbook provides a lot of information. very interesting topic, and very applicable from anybody that ranges from a couch potato to active athlete. worked well for my college class.
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