Part 1 Sports Nutrition Principles for Athletes Chapter 1 Nutrition and Fuel Systems for Sports Chapter 2 Protein for Growth and Maintenance Chapter 3 Carbohydrate for Energy Chapter 4 Calcium, Iron and Vitamins for Health and Performance Chapter 5 Liquids for Hydration, Cooling, and Energy Part 2 Practical Sports Nutrition for Athletes Chapter 6 Digestion and Timing of Meals/Snacks Chapter 7 Eating and Drinking Before, During, and After Sport Chapter 8 Nutritional Supplements Chapter 9 Food Choices for the Athlete's Kitchen Chapter 10 Vegetarian Athletes Chapter 11 Restaurant and Road Trip Meals Part 3 Weight Management for Athletes Chapter 12 Muscle and Weight Gain Strategies Chapter 13 Fat Burning and Weight Loss Strategies Chapter 14 Nutrition for Specific Sports
Glenn Cardwell is a qualified sports dietitian and an accredited practicing dietitian with more than 30 years of experience. He has advised athletes from the junior ranks through elite levels, and he has run courses for fitness leaders and personal trainers since 1986. As one of the first sports dietitians in Australia, he has also lectured in sports nutrition at Edith Cowan University. In 1986 Cardwell helped to establish Sports Dietitians Australia, a professional body of sports dietitians, and served as their newsletter editor for a decade. He was the sports nutrition adviser to the West Coast Eagles (Australian Football League) for 14 seasons and established a sports nutrition program with the Western Force (Super 15 rugby team). He has written many articles on sports nutrition for magazines and professional newsletters. In 2002, Cardwell accompanied Australian fast bowler Brett Lee to Chicago to study his sweat composition and losses. In 2003, Cardwell was made a life member of Nutrition Australia for services to nutrition education, and in 2008 he received an Outstanding Contribution Award from the Dietitians Association of Australia.
"Glenn Cardwell has done it again! His fifth edition of Gold Medal Nutrition provides sound, practical information for athletes and exercisers. Glenn's trustworthy information written in a reader-friendly style is rare and refreshing."Delia Quinn, APD-- Senior Lecturer, School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences "The new edition of Gold Medal Nutrition is written in a concise, relaxed style and continues to be based on in-depth reviews and research of the current scientific literature. Cardwell offers a can-do approach for athletes and coaches and provides guidance for a range of popular sports."Jeni Pearce-- Head of Performance Nutrition, English Institute of Sport "Gold Medal Nutrition offers concise advice that can help you confidently enjoy a winning sports diet."Nancy Clark, MS, RD, CSSD-- Sports Dietitian, Author, Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook "Gold Medal Nutrition is a great source of information for people wanting a no-nonsense understanding of the role that nutrition plays in sport performance. Glenn Cardwell brings nutrition to life in a practical and stimulating way."Ruth Logan-- Sports Dietitian, EatWise4Life