Established as the leading international text on sports nutrition, Clinical Sports Nutrition is the definitive guide to the nutrition and physiological principles, practices and research of elite and serious athletes. The book covers a comprehensive range of topical issues on sports nutrition, presenting the theory and most up-to-date research findings in clear, readable terms and incorporating highly practical applications specifically for practitioners working in the sports arena. It also includes chapters on children, adolescents and veterans involved in sport, athletes with disabilities, catering guidelines and special considerations associated with training under varying environmental conditions, such as heat and altitude. This valuable reference book is essential reading for sports dietitians, practitioners, coaches and trainers and students of sports-related subjects.Second EditionThe second edition has been thoroughly updated to incorporate the latest research, drawing on the experience of leading-edge academics and sports dietitians from Australia, Canada, the United States, Scotland and Finland. This expanded edition has seven more chapters and a fully updated chapter on dietary supplements and ergogenic aids.Review of the first edition'Clinical sports Nutrition is a comprehensive, yet very well presented and most readable text for both sports dietitians and sports medicine practitioners.' - Dr. Gillian Rothwell, Australian Family PhysicianBurke, Louise is the author of 'Clinical Sports Nutrition', published 2000 under ISBN 9780074708286 and ISBN 0074708287.