Practical Skills in Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics

Author: William Aspden,Fiona Caple,Rob Reed,Allan Jones,Jonathan Weyers

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1408223104

Category: Science

Page: 532

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If you are studying food science, nutrition and dietetics, or a related course, then this book will be an indispensable companion throughout your entire degree programme. This ‘one-stop’ text will guide you through the wide range of practical, analytical and data handling skills that you will need during your studies. It will also give you a solid grounding in wider transferable skills such as teamwork, using information technology, communicating information and study skills. Practical Skills in Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics provides an easy-to-read guide to help you develop the skills you need to succeed. It explains the essential elements of practical techniques and procedures in a step-by-step manner to help you understand their application in the context of food science, nutrition and dietetics. This text’s unique and comprehensive coverage includes: general advice on practical work; measuring techniques; statistical techniques; analysis and presentation of data; and study skills.
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Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition

Author: Heather Hedrick Fink,Owner Nutrition and Wellness Solutions LLC Heather Hedrick Fink,Alan E Mikesky

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 144969005X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 600

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Revised and updated to keep pace with the growing changes in the field, the Fourth Edition of Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition provides students and practitioners with the latest sports nutrition information and dietary practices, and prepares them to assist athletes and fitness enthusiasts in achieving their personal performance goals. Early chapters provide an introduction to sports nutrition and give a thorough explanation of macronutrients, micronutrients, and water and their relation to athletic performance. Later chapters focus on the practical and applied aspects of sports nutrition including behavior change through consultations and weight management. Chapter 15 targets the unique nutrition requirements of special populations such as athletes who are pregnant, vegetarian, or have chronic diseases. The text concludes with a chapter dedicated to helping readers discover the pathway to becoming a sports dietitian through education and experience. New to the Fourth Edition: New discussion of sports nutritionists as evidence-based practitioners Current MyPlate food group recommendations Revised discussion of the relationship between current body weight and carbohydrate intake, as well as the types and the amounts of carbohydrates that should be consumed during exercise New Food For Thought callouts identify related material in Sports Nutrition Workbook and Assessments Updated statistics, guidelines, and regulations found throughout the text, including obesity statistics, carbohydrate intake and vitamin needs."
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Learning to Teach Design and Technology in the Secondary School

A companion to school experience

Author: Gwyneth Owen-Jackson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131766499X

Category: Education

Page: 346

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Learning to Teach Design and Technology in the Secondary School is established as a core text for all those training to teach Design and Technology in the secondary school. It helps you develop subject knowledge, acquire a deeper understanding of the role, purpose and potential of Design and Technology within the secondary curriculum, and provides the practical skills needed to plan, teach and evaluate stimulating and creative lessons. This third edition has been fully updated in light of the latest curriculum, policy and theory, as well as exciting changes in the field of design and technology. Designed to be read as a course or dipped into to for support and advice, it covers: Developing areas of subject knowledge Health and safety Planning lessons Organising and managing the classroom Teaching and learning with digital technologies Teaching wider issues through design and technology Assessment issues Your own professional development. Bringing together insights from current educational theory and the best contemporary classroom teaching and learning, this book will prove an invaluable resource for all student and newly qualified teachers – as well as their mentors - who aspire to become effective, reflective teachers.
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Practical Applications In Sports Nutrition

Author: Heather Hedrick Fink,Lisa A. Burgoon,Alan E. Mikesky

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763754943

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 564

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The Second Edition of Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition provides students and practitioners with the latest sports nutrition information and dietary practices so they can assist athletes and fitness enthusiasts in achieving their personal performance goals. This guide not only provides the most current sports nutrition guidelines and research but also includes the tools and guidance necessary to most appropriately apply the information in the real world. In addition, this text demonstrates effective ways to communicate sports nutrition messages to athletes and how to motivate individuals to make permanent behavior change.
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Applications and Case Studies in Clinical Nutrition

Author: Isabelle Giroux

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781746748

Category: Medical

Page: 531

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This text engages students in activities that put their knowledge of clinical nutrition into action and prepare them for practice in any clinical setting. It serves as a practical educational resource in clinical nutrition that complements the classic textbooks and references widely used in the field of dietetics. At the core of this textbook are case studies and learning activities. These exercises not only encourage students to practice and develop their skills, they also ask students to explore resources they will use as practitioners, including many from the American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada.
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ESSA’s Student Manual for Health, Exercise and Sport Assessment

Author: Jeff Coombes,Tina Skinner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 072958142X

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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ESSA’s Student Manual for Health, Exercise and Sport Assessment is an essential text for any student undertaking an exercise and sports science degree and professionals working in the exercise and fitness industries. This practical manual contains fundamental theory and detailed step-by-step protocols designed to assist students and practitioners to develop competency for conducting tests in exercise, health and sports science. Written by leading Australian and New Zealand Academics and published in collaboration with Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA), ESSA’s Student Manual for Health, Exercise and Sport Assessment is the first Australian text written with ESSA’s accreditation framework in mind. Evolve Multiple choice questions and short answer questions Criteria sheets to assess skill competency Worked examples and case studies Data recording sheets Image collection Excel spreadsheet to record and analyse data from activities within the manual Key features Combines the theory underpinning testing procedures and comprehensive step-by-step protocols Includes practical data recording tables Protocols that encompass the spectrum of tests in exercise, health and sports science including, but not limited to, anthropometry, muscular strength, submaximal and maximal exercise testing, range of motion and threshold tests Includes pre-testing procedures and equipment requirements for conducting assessments Emphasis on the accuracy of the measurement, including calibration and verification of equipment Section on laboratory safety, cleaning and disinfectanting Links analysis, interpretation and communication of test results Data analysis practical that encourages the reader to analyse their own data collected in the activities
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Food Australia

Official Journal of CAFTA and AIFST.

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Food industry and trade

Page: N.A

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Advancing Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition E-Book

Author: Anne Payne,Helen M. Barker

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455725242

Category: Medical

Page: 424

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This book provides a comprehensive account of the relevant physiology, pathophysiology, nutritional therapy and dietetic application for each specialist dietetic area. All major specialist areas involved in the the treatment of adults are covered. The first section deals with clinical governance, for example patient-centred care, clinical decision-making and developing evidence-based practice. The second section on advanced clinical practice describes 18 clinical conditions or dietetic areas in detail. There is detailed coverage of 18 clinical conditions or dietetic areas: The control of food intake and absorption of nutrients Drug nutrient interactions Food allergy – allergy and intolerance Irritable bowel disease (IBD) and colorectal cancer Short bowel syndrome Enteral nutrition Parenteral nutrition Thermal injury Nutrition and liver disease HIV Palliative care Renal disease Diabetes Obesity Cardiovascular disease Stroke Neurological conditions Mental health. Each chapter concludes with a section on possible future developments in the specialty, providing insight into 'hot topics', making this an essential text for all working in the field of Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition. Each clinical chapter follows a standard structure: Learning objectives Key points summarise important aspects Case studies with questions and answers help link theory to practice References and further reading suggestions encourage wider research.
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The Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, The Olympic Textbook of Science in Sport

Author: Ronald J. Maughan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444303322

Category: Medical

Page: 440

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This new volume in the Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine series, published under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee, delivers an up-to-date, state of the art presentation of the scientific aspects of conditioning, injury prevention, and competition. The book covers the key areas of scientific knowledge in sport and is divided into: physiology and biochemistry; nutrition; anthropometry; immunology; cell biology; biomechanics, engineering and ergonomics; psychology; pharmacology; limitations to performance; special populations; and exercise and health. Presented in a clear style and format, The Olympic Textbook of Science in Sport, draws on the expertise of an international collection of contributors who are recognized as leaders in their respective fields. It will be indispensable for all sport scientists and medical doctors who serve athletes and sports teams and is an invaluable reference for students of sport and exercise science.
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Understanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition

Author: Sharon Rady Rolfes,Kathryn Pinna,Ellie Whitney

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 084006845X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 1184

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UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION, Ninth Edition, provides the most current and comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals of nutrition and nutrition therapy for an introductory course. The early chapters focus on normal nutrition, including digestion and metabolism, vitamins and minerals, and life cycle nutrition. The later chapters cover clinical nutrition -- the pathophysiology and nutrition therapy for a wide range of medical conditions. The text integrates practical information and valuable resources to help students apply nutrition knowledge and skills to their daily lives and the clinical setting. Features, such as case studies, How To boxes with real-world examples, and study cards, help students apply the material and build their conceptual understanding. Regardless of the students’ background, the consistent level, approachable narrative, and careful explanations in UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION will engage students and enable them to be actively involved in the field of nutrition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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