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Clinical Sports Nutrition


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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Physiology of sports
Chapter 2: Dietary assessment of the athlete
Chapter 3: Physique assessment of the athlete
Chapter 4: Protein
Chapter 5: Energy requirements of the athlete
Chapter 6: Weight loss and the athlete
Chapter 7: making weight
Chapter 8: Eating disorders and disordered eating in athletes
Chapter 9: Bone, calcium, vitamin D and exercise
Chapter 10: Prevention, detection and treatment of iron depletion and deficiency in athletes
Chapter 11: Micronutrients
Chapter 12: Preparation for competition
Chapter 13: Competition, fluid and fuel
Chapter 14: Nutrition for recovery after training and competition
Chapter 15: Nutritional strategies to enhance fat oxidation during aerobic exercise
Chapter 16: Supplements and sports foods
Chapter 17: Nutritional issues for young athletes, children and adolscents
Chapter 18: Nutrition issues for the master athlete
Chapter 19: Special needs for the athlete with diabetes
Chapter 20: Athletes with gastrointestinal disorders, food allergies and food intolerance
Chapter 21: Special needs: the paralympic athlete
Chapter 22: Immunity, infective illness and injury
Chapter 23: Medical and nutritional issues for the travelling athlete
Chapter 24: Altitude, cold and heat
Chapter 25: Catering for athletes

About the Author

ABOUT THE AUTHORS Louise Burke PhD, BSc, Grad Dip Diet, FSMA, FACSM, OAM, APDHead, AIS Sports NutritionChair in Sports Nutrition, Mary MacKillop Institute for Health ResearchLouise has been the Head of Sports Nutrition at the Australian Institute of Sport since 1990 and also holds a Chair in Sports Nutrition at Australian Catholic University. Louise was appointed as the Dietitian to the Australia Olympic Team for the 1996-2012 Summer Olympic Games, and is a Fellow of Sports Dietitians Australia, Sports Medicine Australia and the American College of Sports Medicine. In 2009 she received a Citation Award from the American College of Sports Medicine and the Medal of the Order of Australia in recognition of her work in sports nutrition. Vicki DeakinMSc (research), BSc, Dip T, Grad Dip Nutr Diet, APD Sports Dietitian, Adjunct Associate Professor Vicki Deakin is a former Head of Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Canberra, where she initiated the undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Nutrition and Dietetics, and Sports Nutrition. Her involvement with elite athletes dates back to her initiation of the nutrition services at the Australian Institute of Sport in 1985 and in her capacity as the Nutrition Performance Manager at the ACT Academy of Sport.

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