Energy-Yielding Macronutrients and Energy Metabolism in Sports NutritionAuthor:
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: October 1999
Contains reviews of studies involving each of the energy-yielding macronutrients and supplements containing these macronutrients Covers digestion, absorption, and energy gains from energy-yielding macronutrients Analyzes studies on weight loss and gain as influenced by caloric needs Detailing the energy-yielding macronutrients, carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins, this book discusses the body's need for these nutrients for growth, development and exercise. This book and its companion book Macroelements, Water, and Electrolytes in Sports Nutrition address the relationship of macronutrient and macroelement needs and interactions to sports and exercise. Ideal for individuals working in research in the energy areas of sports nutrition, Energy Yielding Macronutrients & Energy Metabolism in Sports Nutrition includes reviews of digestion, absorption, energy gains from energy-yielding macronutrients, nutritional implications of gender and age differences in energy metabolism, and weight loss and gain as influenced by caloric needs. Containing work by both editors and contributors accomplished in the field, this book provides new and provocative insights into the relationship between energy-yielding macronutrients and exercise.