Extreme and rare sports: performance demands, drivers, functional foods, and nutrition

A balanced diet and nutrition are extremely important for success in sports in general and extreme sports in particular. This book provides information on nutritional requirements and land, water or high-altitude sports activities practices along with general observations. Some of the topics discussed include functional foods, phytonutrients, the importance of staying hydrated, and the use of dietary supplements and antioxidants.

 

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Author: 
Sourya Datta, Debasis Bagchi
Year of publication: 
2019
Language: 
English