Potential benefits and hazards of physical activity and exercise on the gastrointestinal tract

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    This review describes the current state of knowledge on the hazards of exercise and the potential benefits of physical activity on the gastrointestinal tract. In particular, acute strenuous exercise may provoke gastrointestinal symptoms such as heartburn or diarrhoea. A substantial part (20–50%) of endurance athletes are hampered by these symptoms which may… (More)

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    @inproceedings{PotentialBA, title={Potential benefits and hazards of physical activity and exercise on the gastrointestinal tract}, author={} }