A comprehensive discussion of the scientific principles behind sports nutrition, including the background and rationale for current nutritional guidelines, this volume follows a logical, student-friendly sequence of chapters and topic development, as well as an extensive glossary containing definitions of key terms.Über den Autor:
Asker E. Jeukendrup is a recognised authority on biochemistry, exercise physiology and nutrition for sports performance. He has served as scientific adviser to one of the top cycling teams in the world and as nutrition consultant to U.K. Athletics and numerous Olympic athletes. More than 50 of his articles have been published in peer-reviewed journals. Jeukendrup received his PhD in health sciences in 1997 in Maastricht, The Netherlands and is currently a lecturer in the school of sport and exercise sciences at the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom. In his work, he endeavours not only to perform cutting-edge research but also to translate his findings into terms that will be directly useful for athletes. Mike Gleeson PhD currently works as a Professor of Exercise Biochemistry at Loughborough University, England. Over the past 20 years he has published over 150 papers on exercise physiology, biochemistry and sports nutrition. He is a member of the Physiological Society, Nutrition Society, International Society of Exercise and Immunology, American College of Sports Medicine and the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. He is also an elected Fellow of the European College of Sport Science. His recent research has focused on the effects of exercise, intensified training and nutrition on immune function in athletes.
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