1 Basic exercise physiology;.
2 Biochemistry of exercise;.
3 Exercise, nutrition and health;.
4 Energy costs of exercise and competitive sport;.
5 Dietary carbohydrates;.
6 Carbohydrate metabolism in exercise;.
7 Optimisation of glycogen stores;.
8 Carbohydrate replacement during exercise;.
9 Amino acid metabolism in exercise;.
10 Effects of exercise on protein metabolism;.
11 Amino acids and athletic performance;.
12 Nutritional effects on central fatigue;.
13 Fat as a fuel;.
14 Adaptations to high fat diets;.
15 Control of fluid and electrolyte balance;.
16 Effects of dehydration and rehydration on performance;.
17 Water and electrolyte loss and replacement in exercise;.
18 Effects of exercise on gastrointestinal function;.
19 Rehydration and recovery after exercise;.
20 Vitamins: metabolic functions;.
21 Vitamins: effects of exercise on requirements;.
22 Free radicals and anti-oxidants;.
23 Minerals: calcium;.
24 Minerals: iron;.
25 Trace elements;.
26 Ergogenic aids;.
29 Bicarbonate and citrate;.
30 Alcohol in sport;.
31 The female athlete;.
32 The young athlete;.
33 The vegetarian athlete;.
34 The diabetic athlete;.
Part II: Practical issues.
35 The overweight athlete;.
36 The travelling athlete;.
37 Overtraining: nutritional intervention;.
38 Exercise at altitude;.
39 Exercise at climatic extremes;.
40 Eating disorders in athletes;.
41 Role of sports nutritional products;.
Part III: Sport-specific nutrition.
43 Distance running;.
45 Team sports;.
48 Weightlifting and power events;.
49 Racquet sports;.
50 Weight category sports;
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