Sourya Datta, Debasis Bagchi
April 25, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 352 Pages - 6 Color & 6 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138091443 - CAT# K34813
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The vast majority of athletes, including extreme athletes, realize the importance of nutrition and dietary supplementation with respect to their ability to perform at a very high level. Importance of diet, food and nutrition is crucial to be successful in this type of activity. This book provides a comprehensive treatment on rare and extreme sports emphasizing the importance of nutrition in injury prevention and treatment associated with this activity. Sections detail an overview and evolution of extreme sports; types of extreme sports and role of nutrition including functional foods; sports in extreme situations; mental forte; and marketing extreme sports and its future.
Overview & Evolution of Extreme Sports. What are Extreme Sports? Evolution of Extreme Sports. What Interests People in Extreme Sports? Success for Extreme Sports Enthusiasts? Categories & Types of Extreme Sports & Importance of Nutrition. Categories of Extreme Sports. Types of Extreme Sports & Nutrition Requirements. Paralympics. Factors that Affect Athletes in Extreme Sports. Extreme Sports and Importance of Food and Nutrition for Particular Body Types. Extreme Sports in Truly Extreme Situations. How does Nutrition and Food Requirements Change for High Intensity Life-Savings Occupations? Safety Evaluations. Benefits and Risks of Extreme Sports. Extreme Sports for a Living. Importance of Mental Forte. Importance of Mind in Physical Well-Being and Impact of Food and Nutrition over Mind. Regulations of Sports Nutrition Supplements. Marketing of Extreme Sports & Its Future. Marketing of Extreme Sports. Future of Extreme Sports.