Nutritional modulation of exercise-induced immunodepression in athletes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

@article{Moreira2007NutritionalMO,
  title={Nutritional modulation of exercise-induced immunodepression in athletes: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Alexandre Moreira and Riina A. Kekkonen and Lilian Vera Delgado and Jodie Fonseca and Riitta Korpela and Tari Haahtela},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={61},
  pages={443-460}
}
Background:Heavy exercise induces marked immunodepression that is multifactorial in origin. Nutrition can modulate normal immune function.Objective:To assess the efficacy of nutritional supplements in exercise-induced immunodepression in athletes.Design:Systematic review.Review methods:Randomised and/or controlled trials of athletes undertaking nutritional supplements to minimise the immunodepression after exercise were retrieved. The primary outcome measure was incidence of upper respiratory… CONTINUE READING

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