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Výživa sportovců a sportovní výkon

Výživa sportovců a sportovní výkon

[Athlete’s diet and sport performance]

Vilikus, Zdeněk a kol.

subjects: sports and physical education, sports and physical education – training

paperback, 220 pp., 3. edition
published: march 2020
ISBN: 978-80-246-4455-4
recommended price: 250 czk



This new edition of the textbook, Athlete’s Diet and Sport Performance, includes chapters on diet and nutrition intended specifically for endurance and strength athletes. It also covers nutrition of athletes with overstrained joint systems. Further chapters focus on measuring energy metabolism, the evaluation of nutrition in an athletes and related fundamentals of clinical anthropology and sports somatotypology. Students or athletes in the section devoted to prescribing physical activity will also learn how to properly dose physical activity. A chapter on health risks due to doping is also of importance, while another chapter presents new findings on liquid and mineral intake. The scholars also paid attention to food supplements and their effects on sports performance as they are often subject of expert discussions and controversies.