Sport and Exercise Nutrition

In this addition to the acclaimed Nutrition Society Textbook Series, Sport and Exercise Nutrition offers the latest information in the science and practice of this exciting area to meet the needs of the contemporary student.

Sport and Exercise Nutrition is aimed at students interested in a career in sport and exercise nutrition, along with allied sport and exercise professionals such as nutritionists, coaches, physiotherapists and doctors who need to translate or understand the science into their practice with sports, athletes and other exercise enthusiasts.

This textbook has been designed to provide the reader with the latest information on the science and practice of sport and exercise nutrition. This title aims to combine the viewpoints of world-leading nutrition experts from both academia and research, and a practical perspective.

The textbook is split into three sections; Part 1 covers the key components of the science that support the practice of sport and exercise nutrition. Part 2 moves into focusing on specific nutrition strategies to support different types of training and finally, Part 3 explores some of the practical issues encountered in working in the sport and exercise nutrition field and includes key sport-related topics.

Visit the Student Companion Site for essay topics, multiple choice questions, short answer questions and table of contents.

Edited on behalf of The Nutrition Society by:

  • Professor Susan Lanham-New (University of Surrey)
  • Dr Samantha Stear (Formerly of English Institute of Sport)
  • Dr Susan Shirreffs (Loughborough University)
  • Dr Adam Collins (University of Surrey)