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
Additional Information: 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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