Extreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods, and Nutrition
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Extreme sports provide opportunity for individuals to be active and fit with added enjoyment of partaking in a fun activity. Extreme sports in conjunction with proper nutrition helps to boost immunity and resistance against common infections. Studies have also exhibited that sports and exercise activities help in managing effective work-life balance as well.
Extreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods, and Nutrition provides a comprehensive treatise on extreme sports emphasizing the importance of nutrition and research-driven nutraceutical supplements in injury prevention and treatment. The book presents information on the nutritional requirements of sports activities on land, in water, or with high altitude-base. It covers a wide variety of definitions, philosophies, thoughts and practices involved with structurally diverse extreme sports.
Discusses specific food and nutritional requirements in extreme sports
Provides information on the importance of functional foods, nutrition and structurally diverse phytonutrients for different sports
Features information on Olympic and diverse extreme sports
Details the importance of hydration and use of gelatin; skeletal muscle damage and recovery from eccentric contractions; and information on dietary supplements and antioxidants
Presents analysis on growth, marketing, techniques, and future of extreme sports