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Post-exercise skeletal muscle glycogen related to plasma cytokines and muscle IL-6 protein content, but not muscle cytokine mRNA expression

August 26, 2015

Post-exercise skeletal muscle glycogen related to plasma cytokines and muscle IL-6 protein content, but not muscle cytokine mRNA expression, Frontiers in Nutrition, 26 Aug 2015, David C. Nieman1* 1Appalachian State University, USA Abstract Objectives: The purpose of this study was to correlate post-exercise muscle glycogen levels with changes in plasma cytokine, and muscle mRNA cytokine […]

Chia Seeds Do Not Enhance Athletic Performance, Study Finds

June 02, 2015

A study published in the May edition of the journal Nutrients debunks the widely reported and accepted belief that chia seeds are a natural performance booster for athletes. “It is all a bunch of hype and hope mixed together,” stated David Nieman, DrPH, FACSM, lead author of the study entitled “No Positive Influence of Ingesting […]

Runners suffer more inflammation and muscle damage than cyclists

October 23, 2013

Medical Press New scientific findings give endurance runners a reason to consider varying their training regime to include other sports. The study, Immune and Inflammation Responses to a 3-day Period of Intensified Running Versus Cycling, was conducted by the Appalachian State University (ASU) Human Performance Laboratory at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. After […]

Runners Incur More Physical Damage Than Cyclists From Intense Workouts

October 10, 2013

BioSpace (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC- October 8, 2013)- New scientific findings give endurance runners a reason to consider varying their training regime to include other sports. The study, Immune and Inflammation Responses to a 3-day Period of Intensified Running Versus Cycling, was conducted by the Appalachian State University (ASU) Human Performance Laboratory at the […]

Research shows daily distance running to be harmful

October 09, 2013

  10/09/2013 06:27 PM  TWC News: Research shows daily distance running to be harmful By: Jenna Barnes CHARLOTTE–For Cathy Michael, running is more than just exercise.”It’s empowering, it’s exciting,” Michael said. She runs several miles every week and she’s completed three marathons. “It’s pretty amazing. You spend months and months training for it,” Michael said. […]

Intense Workouts Cause Runners More Physical Damage Than Cyclists

October 08, 2013

NCRC News New scientific findings give endurance runners a reason to consider varying their training regime to include other sports. The study, Immune and Inflammation Responses to a 3-day Period of Intensified Running Versus Cycling, was conducted by the Appalachian State University (ASU) Human Performance Laboratory at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. After […]

ASU study: Cycling easier on the body than running

October 08, 2013

Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS — New scientific findings give endurance runners a reason to consider varying their training regime to include other sports. The study, “Immune and Inflammation Responses to a 3-day Period of Intensified Running Versus Cycling,” was conducted by the Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. […]

Working out when to exercise in the cold and flu season

February 11, 2013

By Dorene Internicola, Reuters (Reuters) – Sniffles, runny noses and flu-like symptoms can deter, delay and even derail many exercisers just when enthusiasm for that New Year’s resolution is beginning to flag. Health and fitness experts advise to starve a fever of exercise. But feeding a cold moderately, with a brisk walk, may not be […]

Working out when to exercise in the cold and flu season

February 11, 2013

By Dorene Internicola, Reuters (Reuters) – Sniffles, runny noses and flu-like symptoms can deter, delay and even derail many exercisers just when enthusiasm for that New Year’s resolution is beginning to flag. Health and fitness experts advise to starve a fever of exercise. But feeding a cold moderately, with a brisk walk, may not be […]