Women who exercise regularly may be prone to health-related problems that could be prevented or alleviated by improved nutrition. This book draws together recent research into the specific nutritional requirements of active women, and translates it into meaningful information and practical advice. Topics covered include bone health, body image, dieting, eating disorders and pregnancy. This will be of interest to fitness instructors, coaches, managers, nutritionists and teachers who work with female athletes, and to those involved in the fields of sports medicine ans sports science.
Anita Bean is a sports nutritionist and writer for health and fitness magazines. She is also the author of The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition. Peggy Wellington is a sports nutritionist and consultant to the Amateur Swimming Association.