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Introduction. Energy-Yielding Nutrients. Estimation of Energy Requirements. Physiological Aspects of Energy Metabolism.

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Judy A. Driskell, Ira Wolinsky


"…belongs in the library of any sports nutritionist or exercise-nutrition enthusiast. Drs. Wolinsky and Driskell have put together a great team of respected contributors and the information shared is a valuable contribution to the understanding of exercise and nutrition biochemistry."
-Douglas Kalman, Ph.D., RD, Miami Research Associates; Director, Nutrition & Applied Clinical Research

"…an excellent job…useful to the researcher, clinician, physician, dietitian, student and educated layman. It integrates many areas of scientific endeavor into comprehensive and understandable concepts, which will be useful in enhancing the health and performance of athletes of all types."
-Catherine G. R. Jackson, Ph. D., FACSM, Professor of Kinesiology, California State University, Fresno"… up-to-date information regarding sports nutrition issues. … with discussions authored by respected scientists. … the scientific details and references within each chapter are useful and provide the reader with an opportunity to learn why and how certain diets and foods … are used, recommended, or even avoided. The book is exceptionally well written and detailed … . The authors are experts in their areas, and the editorial team has organized this text into a great package."— Mark D. Haub, Department of Human Nutrition Kansas State University writing in
JAMA 2008;299(19) "… a well-paced and well-written scientific study detailing the affect nutrition has on energy-metabolism – this treatise that not only serves the dedicated athlete but also works to assist those weekend runners hoping to maximize their experience. Recommended to all sports nutritionists at both the college and professional levels, noted for its clear presentation of a complex and layered subject. Additionally, all college-level libraries should consider including this title in their stacks because of its long-term reference value that crosses myriad topic-lines."--The Electric Review". . . well written . . . unique among others in this area, with its exceptionally comprehensive assessment of current findings from scientists in the fields of nutrition and exercise science . . . provides thought-provoking insights into the relationship between nutrition and exercise and is well worth the read." – Chad M. Cook, University of Wisconsin- Madison, in Doody’s Notes, March/ April 2008

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