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Meal Planning for Endurance Athletes

Suzanne Girard Eberle

Suzanne Girard Eberle, MS, RDN, CSSD, is a board-certified sports dietitian and Intuitive Eating coach who counsels active people of all shapes, sizes, and athletic abilities on mastering high-performance eating habits. She’s a lifelong carrot cake connoisseur, too. Girard Eberle’s first career was as an elite professional runner. She’s a USA Track and Field 5,000-meter champion with a mile PR of 4:28, and she represented the United States on three national teams. Today, she includes competitive road cycling and hiking among her favorite sports. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Endurance Sports Nutrition

Human Kinetics, 2014

Ebook

...In 2011, 1.3 million pounds of pasta were sold in American grocery stores. If lined up, 1.3 million pounds of 16-ounce spaghetti packages would circle the Earth’s equator almost nine times.Source: Agricultural Council of America...

Road Cycling

Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training

Human Kinetics, 2019

Ebook

...Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images Performance Demands of Road Cycling This chapter describes the sport of professional road cycling, discussing the various factors of importance for success, and how high-intensity interval training (HIIT...

Nordic Walking

Teaching Lifetime Outdoor Pursuits

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook

...In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.Nordic walking is basically walking with poles, though not just any poles will do. Nordic walking requires specifically designed Nordic walking poles. Why you have to use special...

Ultraendurance Events

Suzanne Girard Eberle

Suzanne Girard Eberle, MS, RDN, CSSD, is a board-certified sports dietitian and Intuitive Eating coach who counsels active people of all shapes, sizes, and athletic abilities on mastering high-performance eating habits. She’s a lifelong carrot cake connoisseur, too. Girard Eberle’s first career was as an elite professional runner. She’s a USA Track and Field 5,000-meter champion with a mile PR of 4:28, and she represented the United States on three national teams. Today, she includes competitive road cycling and hiking among her favorite sports. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Endurance Sports Nutrition

Human Kinetics, 2014

Ebook

...We will have most normal foods seen at ultrarunning events along with the extras Across The Years is famous for. Previous years’ meals have included M&M pancakes, French toast, grilled cheese, quesadillas, spring rolls, sushi, lasagna...

Measuring Physical Activity

Dianne Stanton Ward

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Dianne Stanton Ward, EdD, a professor and director of the Intervention and Policy Division in the department of nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Ward has more than 30 years’ experience in the development and evaluation of physical activity programs for children and adolescents. She has received 10 years of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for intervention research and is a member of the NIH Study Section on Community Influences on Health Behavior, a Health of the Public Integrated Review Group. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ruth P. Saunders

Ruth P. Saunders, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of health promotion, education, and behavior in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina Dr. Saunders has worked with physical activity interventions for children and adolescents for more than 10 years and has taught health behavior theory and health promotion program planning and evaluation for 20 years. She has also worked with schools and school districts on health and wellness issues for 18 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Russell R. Pate

Russell R. Pate, PhD, is a professor in the department of exercise science in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina at Columbia. Dr. Pate has 30 years of experience in researching the issues involved in physical activity interventions. In that time he has received 15 years of NIH funding for research in physical activity interventions. He has also served on the IOM panel for Preventing Childhood Obesity as well as the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Committee. In addition, Dr. Pate has served as president of the American College of Sports medicine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents

Human Kinetics, 2007

Ebook

...Previous chapters have emphasized the importance of systematically evaluating the effectiveness of interventions to promote physical activity in children and youth. Regardless of the setting in which interventions are implemented...

Role of Aerobic Training in Hypertrophy

Brad Schoenfeld

Brad Schoenfeld, PhD, CSCS, CSPS, FNSCA, is widely regarded as one of the leading strength and fitness experts in the United States. He has published more than 80 peer-reviewed scientific papers and serves on the editorial advisory boards for several journals, including the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research and Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. He is an assistant professor of exercise science at Lehman College in the Bronx, New York, and heads their human performance laboratory. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy

Human Kinetics, 2016

Ebook

...It is commonly thought that aerobic endurance exercise produces little to no increase in muscle hypertrophy. This belief is consistent with evidence showing that aerobic-type exercise mediates catabolic pathways, whereas anaerobic exercise...

Athlete Monitoring Guidelines for Individual Sports

Mike McGuigan

Auckland University of Technology Auckland, New Zealand Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

...This chapter presents unique information about athlete monitoring in individual sports. Because individualized approaches to monitoring are critical, the principles discussed throughout this book can be readily applied in these types...

Sport Case Studies and Playlists

Costas I. Karageorghis

Costas I. Karageorghis, PhD, CPsychol, CSci, FBASES, AFBPsS, is a reader in sport psychology in the department of life sciences at Brunel University London, UK. He is internationally renowned for his research on the effects of music in the realm of exercise and sport. Karageorghis is a chartered member of the British Psychological Society, a chartered member of the Science Council, and a double-accredited member of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, which elected him a fellow in 2010. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Applying Music in Exercise and Sport

Human Kinetics, 2007

Ebook

...It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.This section presents two case studies...