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Sports Nutrition by Kary Woodruff

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Chapter 1

Introduction to Sports Nutrition

This chapter defines sports nutrition and outlines its importance relative to performance. An overview of the scope and application of sports nutrition is also provided. The historical context, as well as an understanding of what constitutes the foundation of sports nutrition knowledge, will be addressed.

Impact of Sports Nutrition on Training and Performance

What Is Sports Nutrition?

The connection between the foods we consume and our physical capacity is indisputable. Since the time of the early Greeks and their participation in the Olympics, it has been known that our dietary habits play a significant role on our physical performance. Sports nutrition integrates the principles of exercise physiology ...

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