Extreme and rare sports : performance demands, drivers, functional foods, and nutrition / edited by Sourya Datta, Debasis Bagchi
- Extreme and rare sports : introduction, types of sports and nutrition and future -- What are extreme sports? Why not just sports? / David Townes -- Open water swimming / Paolo Zamparo, Marco Bonifazi, Roberto Baldassarre, Maria Francesca Piacentini -- Combat and contact sports : sports nutrition benefits / Jonathan Mike -- An overview of nutritional requirements for athletes engaged in extreme sports endurance events / Chad M Kerksick -- Functional foods : role in endurance sports / Chin-Kun Wang, Kamesh Venkatakrishnan -- Prosthetics / Chandan Sen, Shomita Steiner, Sashwati Roy -- Nutritional requirements in extreme sports / Richard J Bloomer, Matthew Butawan, Jade L. Caldwell -- Dietary supplements for use in extreme sports / Richard J Bloomer, Matthew Butawan, Nicolas JG Smith -- Intake of selected nutrients and some morphological and biochemical blood parameters of professional athletes / Estera Nowacka-Polaczyk, Teresa Leszczynśka, Aneta Kopec,́ Jerzy Zawistowski -- Testosterone in sport : the androgen response to extreme endurance exercise / Jake Shelley, Christopher Howe, Hannah Jayne Moir, Andrea Petroczi -- Physical performance and antioxidants / Wataru Aoi and Yuji Naito -- Greek olympic sports : the beginning of modern extreme sports / Sourya Datta and Debasis Bagchi -- An overview of challenging mountain and high altitude sports / Sourya Datta and Debasis Bagchi -- Land based extreme sports : an exploration / Sourya Datta and Debasis Bagchi -- Structurally diverse water sports in extreme conditions / Sourya Datta and Debasis Bagchi -- An overview on the beneficial effects of hydration / Douglas Kalman -- Versatile use of the gelatin in functional food and nutraceuticals / Douglas Kalman -- Skeletal muscle damage and recovery from eccentric contractions / Eisuke Ochi and Yosuke Tsuchiya -- Extreme sports growth prospect, marketing potential & opportunities / Sourya Datta and Debasis Bagchi.
- Extreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods, and Nutrition provides a comprehensive treatise on extreme sports emphasizing the importance of nutrition and research-driven nutraceutical supplements in injury prevention and treatment. The book presents information on the nutritional requirements of sports activities on land, in water, or with high altitude-base. It covers a wide variety of definitions, philosophies, thoughts and practices involved with structurally diverse extreme sports--back cover.
- 9781138091443 (hardcover) and 1138091448 (hardcover)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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