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Nutrition for Sports and Exercise, Second Edition
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  • Authored by: Lori A. Smolin, Ph.D. and Mary B. Grosvenor, M.S., R.D.
  • From the Series: Healthy Eating: A Guide to Nutrition
  • Trim Size: 6-1/2 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 1604138041
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-60413-804-7
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $37.50
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 09/01/2010
  • Dewey Number: 613
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 192


The human body needs the right "fuel" in the form of nutritious foods and sufficient fluids to perform optimally. For the athlete or exercise enthusiast, the balance of nutritious foods and proper hydration is critical for peak performance and overall health. Nutrition for Sports and Exercise, Second Edition introduces readers to the science of nutrition for athletes and sports buffs. The book explores the dangers that athletes may face when they neglect their nutritional needs and provides valuable information about how athletes can best achieve optimal nutrition.


Full-color photographs and illustrations. References. Glossary. Further resources. Web sites. Index.

About the Author(s)

Lori A. Smolin, Ph.D., received a B.S. from Cornell University and a doctorate from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She completed postdoctoral training both at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and at the University of California at San Diego. She teaches in the Department of Nutritional Science at the University of Connecticut.

Mary B. Grosvenor, M.S., R.D., received her B.A. in English from Georgetown University and her M.S. in nutrition sciences from the University of California at Davis. She is a registered dietitian with experience in public health, clinical nutrition, and nutrition research. She works as a hospital dietitian and certified diabetes educator.

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