Table of Contents

Preface xi

The Editor xiii

Contributors xv

SECTION I Introduction

Chapter 1

Introduction to Sports Nutrition: Fats and Proteins 3

John J.B. Anderson

SECTION II Fats

Chapter 2

Total Fats, Saturated Fats, and Cholesterol 15

Heather E. Rasmussen and Ji-Young Lee

Chapter 3

Medium-Chain Triglycerides 37

Wayne E. Billon

Chapter 4

Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids 63

Karina R. Lora and Nancy M. Lewis

Chapter 5

Conjugated Linoleic Acid 89

Celeste G. Koster and Martha A. Belury

Chapter 6

Octacosanol and Wheat Germ Oil 99

Susan H. Mitmesser

SECTION III Proteins

Chapter 7

Protein: Quantity and Quality 109

Mark A. Tarnopolsky and Brian W. Timmons

Chapter 8

Whey, Casein, and Soy Proteins 143

Brian S. Snyder and Mark D. Haub

Chapter 9

Creatine 165

Richard B. Kreider

Chapter 10

Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate 187

Catherine G.R. Jackson

Chapter 11

Carnitine 201

Sara Chelland Campbell and Robert J. Moffatt

Chapter 12

P-Hydroxy-P-Methylbutyrate 221

Steven L. Nissen

Chapter 13

Branched-Chain Amino Acids 243

Michael Gleeson

Chapter 14

Glutamine 261

Satya S. Jonnalagadda

Chapter 15

Other Individual Amino Acids 279

Neal F. Spruce and C. Alan Titchenal

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