Nutrition and Football is a FIFA endorsed book which provides the first formal scientific consensus on players’ energy use fluid, and optimal nutritional requirements. Including:
nutrition for pre-season, training, match play and in different climates
analysis of the energy and metabolic demands of players in different positions
water and electrolyte requirements
strategies to balance effects of stress, over training and over playing
ideal body composition in professional football
analysis and interventions to counter late game fatigue
supplements and nutrition for optimum training adaptation
the effects of alcohol on metabolism, performance and general health.
Each contributor to this accessible guide is an internationally recognized expert in their field and the chapters embrace all key aspects of nutrition for football. Presenting cutting-edge research, the book has a practical and applied focus and has been developed with input from practicing sports nutrition club professionals.