Episode 159 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition‘s “We Do Science” podcast! In this episode, Laurent Bannock  discusses exercise-induced muscle Damage with Dr Daniel Owens PhD (Liverpool John Moores University, UK) and Professor Kevin Tipton (The Institute of Performance Nutrition, UK).

Discussion Topics Include:

  • Overview of Exercise Induced Muscle Damage (EIMD)
  • The evidence to date on EIMD: Why some of the research should be reviewed with caution
  • Proposed mechanisms of EIMD
  • EIMD and muscle soreness and role in the temporary loss of muscle function
  • Nutritional interventions that accelerate recovery of muscle function and ameliorate soreness
  • Why persistent use of nutritional interventions that accelerate recovery may impinge on muscle adaptation
  • The potential hormetic effect of long term use of nutritional aids

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