About the book
This text describes the four major methods of nutritional assessment (dietary, anthropometric, biometric, and clinical) in an understandable and contemporary way. It thoroughly covers assessment of the hospitalized individual, but also serves as an invaluable resource to the nutrition professional working in such areas as public health and community nutrition, corporate health, and sports medicine.
- The additional of learning outcomes at the beginning of each chapter.
- Updated figures and tables reflect most recent data on nutritional status and health
- To purchase an electronic eBook version of this title, visit www.coursesmart.com (ISBN 0077475216).
- Appendixes: To make the textbook as practical as possible, a wide variety of questionnaires, checklists and tables are given in the appendices. All have been updated to reflect the latest values and data, including new food composition tables. In all, there are twenty (20) appendixes.
- Nutritional Assessment provides the information students need to evaluate and assess client nutritional needs. Not only is it a textbook, but it is a handbook on the topic that can be used outside the classroom by dietitians and practitioners.
- Chapter Outline: A chapter outline begins each chapter to provide the students with a road map of where they are going. It is also useful as a review mechanism.
- Assessment Activities: Each chapter ends with an assessment activity to give the students practical experience and to better understand the concepts they have learned.
- Nutritional Assessment utilizes chapter outlines, figures and tables, chapter summaries, glossary and a complete list of up-to-date references at the end of each chapter. These references provide the student and instructor with extensive resources for continued study.
Table of contents
1 Introduction to Nutritional Assessment
2 Standards for Nutrient Intake
3 Measuring Diet
4 National Dietary and Nutrition Surveys
5 Computerized Dietary Analysis Systems
7 Assessment of the Hospitalized Patient
8 Nutritional Assessment in Disease Prevention
9 Biochemical Assessment of Nutritional Status
10 Clinical Assessment of Nutritional Status
11 Counseling Theory and Technique
Appendix A ' Nutrition Assessment and Monitoring and Evaluation Terminology
Appendix B ' Nutrition Diagnostic Terminology
Appendix C ' Nutrition Intervention Terminology
Appendix D ' Food Record Recording Form
Appendix E ' Fruit and Vegetable Screener Developed by the U.S. National Cancer Institute
Appendix F ' MEDFICTS Dietary Assessment Questionnaire
Appendix G - The National Institute of Health's The Diet History Questionnaire II
Appendix H - The NHANES Food Frequency Questionnaire
Appendix I ' 2011 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Questionnaire
Appendix J - Suppliers of Nutritional Assessment Equipment
Appendix K - CDC Clinical Growth Charts
About the authors
David Nieman is a professor of health and exercise science, and director of the Human Performance Lab at Appalachian State University in North Carolina. His research focus during the past twenty years has been exercise immunology, with a secondary emphasis on sports nutrition, obesity, aging, and nutritional assessment. Dr. Nieman has more than 200 peer-reviewed publications in journals and books and is a member of eight journal editorial boards including his role as a section editor for Mosby's YearBook of Sports Medicine. He is the author of nine books on exercise, nutrition, and health. Dr. Nieman sits on the medical advisory board for the Bally Total Fitness Corporation, served two terms as president of the International Society of Exercise and Immunology, and was elected as a basic and applied science trustee for the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Nieman has run 58 marathons and ultramarathons, and was an acrobatic gymnast and coach for 10 years. His marathon PR is 2:37, and he has run the Pikes Peak Marathon twice, with a 16th place finish.