Extreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods, and Nutrition

1st Edition

Sourya Datta, Debasis Bagchi

CRC Press
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.


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