The Science of Fitness explains the connection between exercise, nutrition, and physiology in layman's terms, and is ideal for the experienced and amateur athlete, as well as trainers, and all those interested in developing a serious exercise and fitness regimen. The book offers important medical and fitness advice about the right exercise and nutrition for enhanced athletic performance, higher quality of life, disease prevention and slowing of the aging process. While providing information on general nutrition, sports nutrition and exercise physiology, the authors also recount the latest research on nutrition, sports nutrition, super foods and the brain/body connection.
The Science of Fitness is targeted toward athletic trainers, competitive and elite athletes, recreational athletes, students of nutrition, physiology, physical therapy, medicine, and biology, as well as primary care physicians and endocrinologists dealing with diabetes and obesity patients.
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