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Sports Nutrition for Health Professionals

by Natalie Digate Muth, Michelle Murphy Zive

Sports Nutrition for Health Professionals Synopsis

Sports Nutrition for Health Professionals merges the basic principles and latest evidence-based scientific understanding of sports nutrition with the real-world practical applications that health professional students must master to help their current and future clients to optimize athletic performance, overall satisfaction and success with sports and physical activity. Step-by-by, you'll learn about the scientific basis of sports nutrition and how to apply that knowledge to real-life situations and interactions with clients. You'll follow six different clients as they are evaluated by a variety of health professionals and undergo a series of assessments and self-administered tests. By seeing how the science of Sports Nutrition can be applied to sample clients, you will be able to take that knowledge and apply it to your future clients. Instructor and Student Resources online -Redeem the access code, inside new, printed texts, to gain access. Resources include: Physiology animations. Online questions. Interactive case studies Features the unfolding case studies of six different clients to illustrate major nutritional principles and how they apply in practice, including a Series of assessments by a variety of health professions and self-administered tests designed to evaluate and optimize their nutritional status. Evaluating the Evidence boxes, in which students learn to think critically to understand, interpret, and use the results of peer-reviewed research studies. Speed Bumps-or review questions highlighting the major points of the preceding several paragraphs-to help students stop and comprehend what they just read A Key Points Summary at the end of each chapter that distills the main learning points from the chapter into a succinct list of critical take-home points. Addresses the role of nutrition in each major allied health profession and highlights its relevance to that field throughout the text. Develops the knowledge base practitioners need to educate their clients about the relationship between nutrition and exercise, including new foods, supplements, and special diets, as they relate to their particular scope of practice. Uses a consistent organization in each chapter to make learning easier, including learning objectives, Illustrations, summary of major points, and case-based, multiple-choice questions to assess progress.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780803676121
Publication date: 30th October 2019
Author: Natalie Digate Muth, Michelle Murphy Zive
Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 408 pages
Categories: Sports injuries & medicine, Sports training & coaching,

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