Field assessment of physical activity and energy expenditure among athletes

Byrne, Nuala M., Shultz, Sarah P., & Hills, Andrew P. (2010) Field assessment of physical activity and energy expenditure among athletes. In Driskell, Judy A. & Wolinsky, Ira (Eds.) Nutritional Assessment of Athletes (2nd ed.). CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), Boca Raton.

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ID Code: 41505
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Book:
Features
Presents a unique, comprehensive collection of nutritional assessment methodologies
Includes information on the nutritional assessment of the individual athlete
Brings together top contributors in the field of sports nutrition
Provides comprehensive nutritional assessment methodologies for the adult athlete, with due consideration of gender differences
Supplies tables and figures with normal values, allowing you to compare data
Contains an extensive list of references

Summary
Nutritional assessment is a key to determining the health and performance efficiency of professional, collegiate, and recreational athletes. Expanded to include new chapters, the second edition of Nutritional Assessment of Athletes examines the dietary, nutritional, and physical needs of athletes and describes critical biochemical and clinical assessment factors.

Reflecting growing evidence on the importance of hydration and fluid replacement on physical performance, this edition includes a new chapter on this topic, as well as a new chapter on nutrigenomics and the molecular aspects of physical performance and nutritional assessment.

The book gives detailed descriptions of the methods utilized in collecting assessment data and discusses the advantages and limitations of each method. It also summarizes evidence-based practical information relating to nutritional assessment of athletes.

This volume is a valuable resource for nutritionists, dietitians, exercise scientists, coaches, trainers, and physicians, as well as athletes who wish to improve their performance.

Table of Contents:
SECTION I DIETARY ASSESSMENT OF ATHLETES
Chapter 1 Estimation of Food and Nutrient Intakes of Athletes
Robert J. Moffatt, Virginia B. Tomatis, Donna A. Harris, and Ashley M. Deetz
Chapter 2 Evaluation of Nutrient Adequacy of Athletes’ Diets
Nanna L. Meyer and Melinda M. Manore

SECTION II ANTHROPOMETRIC ASSESSMENT OF ATHLETES
Chapter 3 Physique Assessment of Athletes: Concepts, Methods, and Applications
Gary J. Slater, Helen T. O’Connor, and Fiona E. Pelly
Chapter 4 Body Composition and Gender Differences in Performance
Peter R.J. Reaburn, Ben J. Dascombe, and Xanne Janse de Jonge

SECTION III PHYSICAL ACTIVITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT OF ATHLETES
Chapter 5 Laboratory Methods for Determining Energy Expenditure of Athletes
Robert G. McMurray
Chapter 6 Field Assessment of Physical Activity and Energy Expenditure among Athletes
Nuala M. Byrne, Sarah P. Shultz, and Andrew P. Hills
Chapter 7 Molecular Aspects of Physical Performance and Nutritional Assessment
Yousef I. Hassan and Janos Zempleni

SECTION IV BIOCHEMICAL ASSESSMENT OF ATHLETES
Chapter 8 Assessment of Lipid Status of Athletes
Richard B. Kreider, Jonathan M. Oliver, and Amy F. Bragg
Chapter 9 Assessment of Protein Status of Athletes
Benjamin F. Miller and Matthew M. Robinson
Chapter 10 Assessment of Vitamin Status of Athletes
Mark D. Haub, Helena B. Löest, and Kelcie L. Hubach
Chapter 11 Assessment of Mineral Status of Athletes
Henry C. Lukaski and Angus G. Scrimgeour
Chapter 12 - Assessment of Hydration of Athletes
Fiona E. Pelly, Gary J. Slater, and Tanya M. King

SECTION V CLINICAL ASSESSMENT OF ATHLETES
Chapter 13 - Clinical Assessment of Athletes
Khursheed N. Jeejeebhoy and Farida M. Jeejeebhoy

Keywords: Energy Expenditure, Exercise, Physical Activity, Sports, Athletics
ISBN: 9781439818213
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > HUMAN MOVEMENT AND SPORTS SCIENCE (110600) > Exercise Physiology (110602)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NUTRITION AND DIETETICS (111100) > Clinical and Sports Nutrition (111101)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Health Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
Copyright Owner: CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group)
Deposited On: 02 May 2011 22:18
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2011 05:38

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