The Athlete’s Gut Is a Problem-Solving Guide to the Gut for Athletes

May 19, 2020

Dr. Patrick Wilson Explores the Gut and Addresses Problems that Plague Athletes the Most

Boulder, CO, USA — May 19, 2020 — The Athlete’s Gut by Dr. Patrick Wilson is an informative guide for endurance athletes to explore the digestive system and troubleshoot gut-related issues. Combining the latest research on exercise and the gut with humorous descriptions and relatable stories, Dr. Wilson makes the often-complicated gastrointestinal system simple with his deep dive into an area most athletes have trouble with. The Athlete’s Gut is now available in bookstores and online. For a preview, visit velopress.com/athletesgut.

The majority of endurance athletes suffer from some kind of gut distress during training and competition. Symptoms like nausea, cramping, bloating, side stitches, and the need to defecate can negatively impact an athlete’s performance. Why are gut problems so common during exercise? And what can athletes do to prevent and manage gut symptoms that occur during sport?

The Athlete’s Gut uncovers the triggers to GI issues so that athletes can navigate the world of nutrition and sport—and achieve their highest athletic goals.

The Athlete’s Gut: The Inside Science of Digestion, Nutrition, and Stomach Distress

Patrick Wilson, PhD, RD

Paperback with b&w figures, tables, and charts throughout.

7″ x 9″, 320 pp., $24.95, 9781948007108

Patrick Wilson, PhD, RD, is an associate professor of exercise science at Old Dominion University and has published over 45 original peer-reviewed scientific articles primarily focused on the relationship between gastrointestinal conditions, diet, nutrition, and exercise. He is a registered dietitian and has a PhD in exercise physiology. He continues to teach while serving as Director at the ODU Human Performance Lab, a fitness-testing and exercise-science research facility.

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