Descripción del producto
Optimizing Physical Performance During Fasting and Dietary Restriction examines the effects of sustained fasting and food restrictions on metabolism and physical performance in athletes. It provides broad coverage including both religious and non-religious fasting and dietary restrictions.
This practical and evidence-based guide outlines recent findings from peer-reviewed literature as well as original experiments conducted by the authors, who are experts in the supervision of athletes during fasting. The book presents findings and information simply and clearly and also summarizes implications for athletes.
Written in an accessible style, each chapter reviews 30 to 100 investigations and also includes relevant citations, teaching objectives, definitions of key terms, summary of key points, practical implications for athletes, and questions for discussion
Biografía del autor
Ezdine Bouhlel, PhD, is a professor of exercise physiology in the Higher School of Sport and Physical Education of Tunis at the University of Manouba in Tunisia. He is also a member of the Research Unit in Exercise Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Faculty of Medicine Ibn El Jazzar of Sousse at the University of Sousse in Tunisia.
Roy J. Shephard, MD, PhD, is a professor emeritus of applied physiology in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto in Canada.