The Athlete's Guide to Making Weight
by Michele A. Macedonio, MS, RD; Marie Dunford, PhD, RD. Human Kinetics, 2009.
The challenges of participation in 21 different sports are analyzed, including nutritional requirements and training demands. Goal-setting, assessment and meal plan ideas will assist you with your personal program.
Energy to Burn: The Ultimate Food and Nutrition Guide to Fuel Your Active Life
by Julie Upton, MS, RD and Jenna Bell-Wilson, PhD, RD, CSSD. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2009.
Confused about the role of carbohydrates, protein and fats? You need not be a serious athlete to benefit from this book. You'll learn about the use of supplements, get a look at athletes' kitchens, and take an Energy Quotient quiz.
Food Guide for Soccer: Tips and Recipes from the Pros
by Gloria Averbuch and Nancy Clark, RD. Meyer and Meyer, 2010.
You enjoy playing soccer but may be wondering if your diet can be improved. This easy-to-read resource will give you recipe ideas, Internet resources, information about sports drinks and thoughts on supplements.
Nancy Clark's Food Guide for New Runners
by Nancy Clark, MS, RD. Meyer and Meyer Sport, 2009.
New runners will find this book overflowing with information for day- to-day eating on the run, fueling for a run, and weight management. Recipes, menus and quotes from runners are included.
100 Questions & Answers About Sports Nutrition and Exercise
by Lilah Al-Masri, MS, RD and Simon Bartlett, PhD. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2011.
Case studies provide a practical starting point for discussion about vitamins and minerals, fluids, supplements and other topics. Page margins include quick facts, while tables and diagrams appear throughout.
Performance Nutrition for Football: How Diet Can Provide the Competitive Edge
by Lisa Dorfman, MS, RD, CSSD, LMHC. Momentum Media Sports, 2010.
Covering pregame meals, recovery nutrition, hydration and the best fast food picks, here is a resource for any football player who wants to gain a competitive edge.
Run Your Butt Off!
by Sarah Lorge Butler, Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD and Budd Coates, MS. Rodale Inc., 2011.
If you've considered running but felt it was too much work, here are guidelines for getting started, how to strengthen your core muscles, and inspirational thoughts to get you through the challenges.
Sport Nutrition for Coaches
by Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD, CSSD. Human Kinetics, 2009.
Training athletes includes teaching them how to eat and drink properly. Here are tips for coaches on developing a nutrition plan, as well as working with athletes who have special dietary concerns or eating disorders.
Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes, 3rd Edition
by Monique Ryan, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN. Velo, 2012.
Here is updated information on daily food choices, principles that distinguish the diet of an endurance athlete, chapters on guidelines for racing distances, and specific health concerns.