- Format: PDF
- Publisher: Human Kinetics; Third edition (July 30, 2020)
- Language: English
- 528 pages
- ISBN-10: 1492593095
- ISBN-13: 978-1492593096
—John Dunham, MS, ATC, CES, Head Athletic Trainer for Emory University Athletics
“Advanced Sports Nutrition offers a wealth of knowledge that is backed by scientific research. Dr. Benardot provides the foundational blueprint to implement a successful sports performance nutritional program across all sports. This guidebook sets the nutritional standard.”
—A.J. Neibel, PTA, CSCS, RKC, USAW, FMS, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Las Vegas Raiders
“Advanced Sports Nutrition translates the science of nutrition into practical advice to fuel training and competition performance.”
—Beth Van Fleet, Beach Volleyball Head Coach at Georgia State University
“Advanced Sports Nutrition combines fundamental human performance concepts with state-of-the-art science. Dr. Dan Benardot provides the information in a format that is easy for clinicians and athletes to apply to optimize both health and performance.”
—Moriah P. Bellissimo Myers, PhD, RD, Former Division I NCAA Athlete
About the Author
Benardot is the inventor of NutriTiming web-based and Apple iOS software, which provides real-time actionable advice on energy balance to improve body composition and athletic performance. He is the author of several books and book chapters and of numerous refereed journal articles. As the national team nutritionist for USA Gymnastics, Benardot worked with the gold-medal-winning women’s gymnastics team at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. He was also the nutritionist for the medal-winning U.S. marathoners at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games, and he worked with the marathoners selected to represent the United States at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. He served as nutritionist for USA Figure Skating for many years and was the Atlanta Falcons team nutritionist for the five years leading up to their 2017 NFC championship.
Benardot received his PhD in human service studies and nutritional sciences from Cornell University. He is a Registered Dietitian (RD) certified by the United States Commission on Dietetic Registration, and a Licensed Dietitian (LD) in Georgia. He received an honorary doctorate from Marywood University for his work in the area of sports nutrition, and he is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Benardot’s primary area of expertise is sports nutrition, with a research emphasis in real-time energy balance and nutrition issues related to competitive athletes. His research has been funded by several organizations, including the United States Olympic Committee and the American Cancer Society.