"We Do Science" - The Performance Nutrition Podcast

#139 - "Exercise, Immune Function and Infection Risk" with Dr Richard Simpson

May 09, 2020 Dr Laurent Bannock, Institute of Performance Nutrition
"We Do Science" - The Performance Nutrition Podcast
#139 - "Exercise, Immune Function and Infection Risk" with Dr Richard Simpson
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"We Do Science" - The Performance Nutrition Podcast
#139 - "Exercise, Immune Function and Infection Risk" with Dr Richard Simpson
May 09, 2020
Dr Laurent Bannock, Institute of Performance Nutrition

Episode 139 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Exercise, Immune Function and Infection Risk" with Dr Richard Simpson PhD (University of Arizona, USA).

Discussion Topics Include:

  • General introduction to exercise immunology and impact of exercise on the immune system
  • Moderate exercise and impact on health promotion
  • Arduous exercise and potential impact on immune suppression
  • The open window hypothesis and infection risk
  • Can exercise affect immune function and infection risk: both sides of the debate
  • Take home messages from the evidence and applied perspectives

Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:

Related Podcast Episodes:

Check out our other podcasts, publications, events, and professional education programs for current and aspiring sports nutritionists at www.TheIOPN.com and follow our social media outputs via @TheIOPN

Show Notes

Episode 139 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Exercise, Immune Function and Infection Risk" with Dr Richard Simpson PhD (University of Arizona, USA).

Discussion Topics Include:

  • General introduction to exercise immunology and impact of exercise on the immune system
  • Moderate exercise and impact on health promotion
  • Arduous exercise and potential impact on immune suppression
  • The open window hypothesis and infection risk
  • Can exercise affect immune function and infection risk: both sides of the debate
  • Take home messages from the evidence and applied perspectives

Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:

Related Podcast Episodes:

Check out our other podcasts, publications, events, and professional education programs for current and aspiring sports nutritionists at www.TheIOPN.com and follow our social media outputs via @TheIOPN