How to harness the power of good nutrition to excel in athletic performance.
Books on sports nutrition for adults abound, but little information is available on sports nutrition for young adults. School-aged athletes are undergoing their final years of physical growth and their minds are continuing to develop. They have nutritional needs specific to their age, activity and even their gender.
Sports Nutrition for Young Athletes is written for young adults engaged in athletics whether at the recreational level, like a soccer league, or in serious competition, which often includes a lot of travel. Parents, coaches and physical education teachers will find the book a valuable tool in designing programs to ensure their students maintain peak physical conditioning and good health.
The book is organized in six sections of comprehensive coverage:
Carefully researched and designed to appeal to young athletes and the adults in their life, this book fills a need for a nutrition book specifically for school-aged children.
Anita Bean is an accomplished athlete, a leading sports nutritionist and a bestselling author. She is the author of The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition, Healthy Eating for Kids and Sports Nutrition for Women.