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Comprehensive Surgical Management of Congenital Heart Disease, Second Edition

Comprehensive Surgical Management of Congenital Heart Disease, Second Edition

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Richard A Jonas

March 3, 2014

Since the first edition of this book was published in 2004, the management of congenital heart disease has continued to evolve at a rapid pace. Not only have new operations been developed and expanded, such as the intra/extracardiac conduit Fontan and the double root translocation for corrected tran...

Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters, Third Edition

Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters, Third Edition

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Rod J. Rohrich, William P. Adams, Jamil Ahmad, Jack Gunter

March 4, 2014

A renowned rhinoplasty reference, this two-volume set presents the work of recognized pioneers in the field who provide comprehensive coverage of primary and secondary rhinoplasty. From basic fundamentals and anatomy to the latest refinements and advances in technique, the book includes comprehensiv...

Nutrition and Performance in Masters Athletes

Nutrition and Performance in Masters Athletes

Peter R.J. Reaburn

October 15, 2014

Addresses the Aging Process and Its Effect on Sports Performance Age-related changes influence all physiological systems, including those used during exercise and sport. Highlighting masters athletes—older adults who train and compete in organized sports—Nutrition and Performance in Masters...

Antioxidants in Sport Nutrition

Antioxidants in Sport Nutrition

Manfred Lamprecht

September 17, 2014

The use of antioxidants in sports is controversial due to existing evidence that they both support and hinder athletic performance. Antioxidants in Sport Nutrition covers antioxidant use in the athlete´s basic nutrition and discusses the controversies surrounding the usefulness of antioxidant...

Diet, Exercise, and Chronic Disease: The Biological Basis of Prevention

Diet, Exercise, and Chronic Disease: The Biological Basis of Prevention

C. Murray Ardies

April 18, 2014

Exercise and diet are key factors in the etiology and prevention of chronic disease. While most books on chronic disease have a decided clinical approach, Diet, Exercise, and Chronic Disease: The Biological Basis of Prevention brings together the latest cellular- and molecular-based research on the...

Sports Nutrition for Paralympic Athletes

Sports Nutrition for Paralympic Athletes

Elizabeth Broad

February 06, 2014

Many sports nutrition professionals are challenged by their lack of knowledge of both the functional limitations and the required alterations to training of the athlete with an impairment. In cases where the impairment results in minimal differences in the physiological basis of exercise, sports...

Sports Nutrition: Enhancing Athletic Performance

Sports Nutrition: Enhancing Athletic Performance

Bill Campbell

November 19, 2013

With the constant flow of information related to sports nutrition coming from scholarly journals, it is difficult to sift through it all and determine what is relevant. Sports Nutrition: Enhancing Athletic Performance helps in this endeavor, with more than 1,000 references from top academic...

Resistance Training for the Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Disease

Resistance Training for the Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Disease

Joseph T. Ciccolo, William J. Kraemer

September 24, 2013

Current evidence supports the use of resistance training as an independent method to prevent, treat, and potentially reverse the impact of numerous chronic diseases. With physical inactivity one of the top risk factors for global mortality, a variety of worldwide initiatives have been launched, and...

Nutrition and the Female Athlete: From Research to Practice

Nutrition and the Female Athlete: From Research to Practice

Katherine A. Beals

January 29, 2013

Designed to address the nutritional needs of women over the age of 18 who partake in sports on a regular basis, Nutrition and the Female Athlete: From Research to Practice highlights nutritional concerns specific to active women. It discusses the link between nutrition and athletic performance and...

Dietary Protein and Resistance Exercise

Dietary Protein and Resistance Exercise

Lonnie Michael Lowery, Jose Antonio

April 25, 2012

Dietary supplement companies and the food industry spend millions to reach resistance trainers—often with exaggerated marketing messages—while health practitioners continue to counsel athletes that their interest in protein is misguided and even dangerous. There appears to be a disconnect between...

Nutritional Guidelines for Athletic Performance: The Training Table

Nutritional Guidelines for Athletic Performance: The Training Table

Lemuel W. Taylor IV

March 26, 2012

Knowing the basic nutrition requirements and combining them with proper training are the two most important factors for athletes to achieve peak performance levels. Nutritional Guidelines for Athletic Performance: The Training Table addresses these needs on a comprehensive basis from a training...

Nutrient Timing: Metabolic Optimization for Health, Performance, and Recovery

Nutrient Timing: Metabolic Optimization for Health, Performance, and Recovery

Chad M. Kerksick

October 20, 2011

Sports nutrition has evolved beyond what to eat and how much to eat to now include the question of when to eat. A hot topic in sports nutrition, nutrient timing is a dietary concept that takes into account time as a missing dimension in athletic performance and recovery. Not only is the consumption...

Exercise and Disease Management, Second Edition

Exercise and Disease Management, Second Edition

Brian C. Leutholtz, Ignacio Ripoll

April 25, 2011

Exercise and Disease Management is designed to help managed care physicians, their patients, other health care professionals, and interested readers integrate current exercise guidelines into their practices. This extraordinary book is accompanied by a series of 11 workbooks, each one for a chronic...

Nutritional Assessment of Athletes, Second Edition

Nutritional Assessment of Athletes, Second Edition

Judy A. Driskell, Ira Wolinsky

October 08, 2010

Nutritional assessment is a key to determining the health and performance efficiency of professional, collegiate, and recreational athletes. Expanded to include new chapters, the second edition of Nutritional Assessment of Athletes examines the dietary, nutritional, and physical needs of...