SpectraCell Laboratories | Webinar - Exercise and Immune Response: A Functional Perspective

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Exercise and Immune Response: A Functional Perspective 

Presented by Danielle LaFata, MA, RD, CSSD, CLT

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the relationship between immune function and exercise
  • Define the difference between overreaching, overtraining and overtraining syndrome
  • Review an athlete’s schedule to understand the overall load and demands of the athlete
  • Discuss how overtraining in the world of an athlete has parallels with chronic fatigue syndrome and corresponding symptoms of mood state disturbances and muscle soreness
  • Discuss how overtraining affects the immune system
  • Understand important nutritional interventions to offset the effects of overtraining and under-recovery
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