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Resources for Sports & Fitness

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The following list includes books, periodicals, and other resources to help you learn more about popular supplements for sports and fitness.

Armsey, TD Jr, Green GA. Nutrition Supplements: Science vs. Hype. Phys Sportsmed. 1997;25.

Antonio J, Stout JR. Sports Supplements. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001.

Antonio J, Stout JR. Supplements for Endurance Athletes. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2002.

Berardi J. Improving the Immune Systems of Athletes: Nutrition and Supplements. JohnBerardi.com (Science Link, Inc).
Available from URL: www.johnberardi.com/articles/supplementation/immunesys.htm

Bucci LR. Nutritional Ergogenic Aids. In: Wolinsky I, Hickson JF, eds. Nutrition in Exercise and Sport, 2nd ed. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 1994:295-346.

Burke E, Gastelu D. Avery’s Sports Nutrition Almanac. Garden City Park, NY: Avery Publishing Group, 1999.

Burke E. Optimal Muscle Recovery. New York: Avery, 1999.

Colgan M. Plant Sterols and Sterolins. Colgan Chronicles Newsletter 1999 Jan;3.

DerMarderosian A, Beutler JA, eds. The Review of Natural Products: The Most Complete Source of Natural Product Information, 3rd ed. St. Louis: Facts and Comparisons, 2002.

De Schepper L. Going for the Gold: Homeopathy for Sports Injuries. The Renaissance Institute of Classical Homeopathy.
Available from URL: www.drluc.com/sports.html

Feuer L, Farkas L, Nogradi M. Metabolic 5-methyl-isoflavone-derivatives, process for the preparation thereof and compositions containing the same. 1979 Aug 7; United States Patent 4,163,746.

5-Hydroxytryptophan (Monograph). Altern Med Review 1998;3:224–6.

Hammond, C. The Complete Family Guide to Homeopathy. New York: Penguin Studio, 1995.

Kelly G. Bromelain: A Literature Review and Discussion of its Therapeutic Applications. Altern Med Rev 1996:1.
Available from URL: www.thorne.com/altmedrev/fulltext/bromelain1-4.html

Le Boucher J, Cynober LA. Ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate: the puzzle. Nutrition 1998;14:870–3 [review].

Moro CO, Basile G. Obesity and medicinal plants. Fitoterapia 2000;71:S73–S82 [review].

Morrison D. Eucalyptus From Head to Toe. Alive: Canadian Journal of Health & Nutrition 2000;215:90.

Murray MT. Encyclopedia of Nutritional Supplements. Rocklin, CA: Prima, 1996.

National Council against Health Fraud (NCAHF). Natural Products for Athletic Performance. NCAHF Newsletter 1994 Jan/Feb;17.

Nutros.com (Nutros Sports Nutritional Supplements, LLC).
URL: www.nutros.com

Van Straten M. Guarana: The Energy Seeds and Herbs of the Amazon Rainforest. Saffron Walden, Essex, UK: C.W. Daniel Company, 1994.

Wernerman J, Hammarqvist F, Vinnars E. Alpha-ketoglutarate and postoperative muscle catabolism. Lancet 1990;335:701–3.

Hammarqvist F, Wernerman J, von der Decken A, Vinnars E. Alpha-ketoglutarate preserves protein synthesis and free glutamine in skeletal muscle after surgery. Surgery 1991;109:28–36.

Poster presentations at the annual meeting of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. Sports Nutr Rev J 2004;1:S10–S13.

Cylwik D, Mogielnicki A, Buczko W. L-arginine and cardiovascular system. Pharmacol Rep 2005;57:14–22 [review].

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