Contributors. Foreword. Preface. Chapter 1 - asessment of energy expenditure (Klaas R Westerterp). Chapter 2 - Dietary survey methods (Allan Hackett). Chapter 3 - Carbohydrate as an energy source for sport and exercise (Clyde Williams). Chapter 4 - The role of fats as an energy source (Asker Jeukendrup). Chapter 5 - Protein and amino acid requirements for athletes (Joanna Bowtell). Chapter 6 - Micronutrients important for exercise (Kathleen Woolf and Melinda M. Manore). Chapter 7 - Maintenance of fluid balance in sport and exercise (Susan Shirreffs). Chapter 8 - Antioxidants and free radicals (Graeme L. Close). Chapter 9 - Dietary supplements and nutritional ergogenic aids (R.J. Maughan). Chapter 10 - Nutritional concerns of female athletes (Katherine A. Beals). Chapter 11 - Chronobiology and nutrition (J. Waterhouse, G. Atkinson, B. Edwards, B. Drust and T. Reilly). Chapter 12 - The practical aspects of sports nutrition (Jeanette Crosland). Index.