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Institutional Repository Immunological aspects of sport nutrition

  title={Institutional Repository Immunological aspects of sport nutrition},
  author={Michael Gleeson},
Prolonged bouts of exercise and heavy training regimens are associated with depression of immune system functions which can increase the risk of picking up opportunistic infections such as the common cold and influenza. Some common sport nutrition practices including high carbohydrate diets and carbohydrate ingestion during exercise, training with low glycogen stores, intentional dieting for weight loss, ingestion of high dose antioxidant supplements and protein ingestion post-exercise may… 

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