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For current and aspiring sports nutritionists! The Institute of Performance Nutrition "We Do Science" Podcast, hosted by Dr Laurent Bannock, features a wide variety of leading guest experts (elite practitioners and scientists) with expertise in sport and exercise nutrition, and related fields relevant to 'real-world' practice.

"We Do Science": The Institute of Performance Nutrition Podcast Dr Laurent Bannock, Institute of Performance Nutrition

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For current and aspiring sports nutritionists! The Institute of Performance Nutrition "We Do Science" Podcast, hosted by Dr Laurent Bannock, features a wide variety of leading guest experts (elite practitioners and scientists) with expertise in sport and exercise nutrition, and related fields relevant to 'real-world' practice.

    #143 - "The Athlete's Gut" with Patrick Wilson RD PhD

    #143 - "The Athlete's Gut" with Patrick Wilson RD PhD

    Episode 143 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "The Athlete's Gut" with Dr Patrick Wilson RD PhD (Old Dominion University, USA).
    Discussion Topics Include:
    Overview of gut function and effects of exercise: gut anatomy and physiology and relevant symptoms of dysfunction Nutrition and the athlete's gut: macronutrients, energy, fluids / hydration, sodium, training the gut, supplements Psychology and the athlete's gut: stress and anxiety Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:
    The Athlete's Gut Related Podcast Episodes:
    #135 - "The Microbiome: Mind the Gap" with Jens Walter PhD and Orla O'Sullivan PhD #117 - "Nutrition and Ultramarathon Running" with Dr Ricardo Costa #70 - 'Nutrition and Metabolism for Endurance Sports' with Professor Asker Jeukendrup #69 - 'Immunological Aspects of Training & Sports Nutrition' with Professor Michael Gleeson #63 - 'Probiotics and Athletes' with Professor David Pyne Check out our other podcasts, publications, events, and professional education programs for current and aspiring sports nutritionists at www.TheIOPN.com and follow our social media outputs via @TheIOPN

    • 1 hr 33 min
    #142 - "Intermittent Dieting: Considerations for the Athlete" with Jackson Peos PhD(c)

    #142 - "Intermittent Dieting: Considerations for the Athlete" with Jackson Peos PhD(c)

    Episode 142 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Intermittent Dieting: Considerations for the Athlete" with Jackson Peos PhD(c) (University of Western Australia).
    Discussion Topics Include:
    Overview, and research behind, dieting and energy restriction, in physique and performance focussed athletes Adaptive responses to energy restriction Intermittent energy restriction: an overview of effectiveness Impact of energy restriction on body-composition and performance Intermittent vs continuous energy restriction strategies Diet breaks and re-feeds: science and practice Nutrition and training considerations during intermittent fasting Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:
    Intermittent Dieting: Theoretical Considerations for the Athlete Related Podcast Episodes:
    #127 - "Time Restricted Eating and Exercise" with Evelyn Parr PhD #100 - 'Diets and Body Composition' with Alan Aragon MS and Brad Schoenfeld PhD #84 - 'Impact of Non Exercise Activity' with Professor Dylan Thompson #79 - 'Energy Balance, Imbalance & Interactions' with James Betts PhD #74 - 'Gaining Muscle & Losing Fat in an Energy Deficit' with Professor Stu Phillips Check out our other podcasts, publications, events, and professional education programs for current and aspiring sports nutritionists at www.TheIOPN.com and follow our social media outputs via @TheIOPN

    • 1 hr 43 min
    #141 - "Creatine Monohydrate: Exercise, Sport, and Health Applications" with Professor Darren Candow

    #141 - "Creatine Monohydrate: Exercise, Sport, and Health Applications" with Professor Darren Candow

    Episode 141 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Creatine Monohydrate: Exercise, Sport, and Health Applications" with Professor Darren Candow (University of Regina, Canada).
    Discussion Topics Include:
    Creatine Monohydrate: An overview of the research Dietary and supplemental sources of creatine Metabolism and mechanisms of action Creatine as an ergogenic aid: strength, power, muscle hypertrophy, and endurance Creatine and potential roles in injury support / recovery, ageing muscle, bone health, brain function and other health / medical applications Supplemental protocols and safety Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:
    International Society of Sports Nutrition position stand: safety and efficacy of creatine supplementation in exercise, sport, and medicine Related Podcast Episodes:
    #73 - 'Creatine for Health & Performance' with Professor Eric Rawson #16 - 'Creatine' with Professor Craig Sale Check out our other podcasts, publications, events, and professional education programs for current and aspiring sports nutritionists at www.TheIOPN.com and follow our social media outputs via @TheIOPN

    • 1 hr 28 min
    #140 - "Rugby League: Nutritional and Energetic Considerations" with James Morehen PhD

    #140 - "Rugby League: Nutritional and Energetic Considerations" with James Morehen PhD

    Episode 140 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Rugby League: Nutritional and Energetic Considerations" with Dr James Morehen PhD (Liverpool John Moores University, UK).
    Discussion Topics Include:
    Overview of Rugby League Growing, building and repairing elite rugby players: the performance nutritionists perspective Physical demands of a Rugby League player Body composition and function in Rugby Energy expenditure: from lab to pitch Muscle soreness and inflammation: exploring the causes and the solutions Nutrition considerations for rugby league: science to practice Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:
    GROWING, BUILDING AND REPAING ELITE RUGBY PLAYERS: Nutritional and Energetic Considerations Position specific differences in the anthropometric characteristics of elite European Super League rugby players The Assessment of Total Energy Expenditure During a 14-day 'In-Season' Period of Professional Rugby League Players Using the Doubly Labelled Water Method Muscle glycogen utilisation during Rugby match play: Effects of pre-game carbohydrate Metabolic demands and replenishment of muscle glycogen after a rugby league match simulation protocol Related Podcast Episodes:
    #125 - "Protein Supplementation and Resistance Exercise Training" with Rob Morton PhD #124 - "Nutrition and Athlete Immune Health" with Prof Neil Walsh PhD #120 - "American Football: In the Trenches - Performance Nutrition Practice Insights" with Pratik Patel MS RD #83 - 'Monitoring Training Load & Fatigue in Athletes' with Craig Twist PhD #72 - 'Half-Time in Team Sports & Strategies that Influence Performance' with Mark Russell PhD CSCS Check out our other podcasts, publications, events, and professional education programs for current and aspiring sports nutritionists at www.TheIOPN.com and follow our social media outputs via @TheIOPN

    • 1 hr 26 min
    #139 - "Exercise, Immune Function and Infection Risk" with Dr Richard Simpson

    #139 - "Exercise, Immune Function and Infection Risk" with Dr Richard Simpson

    Episode 139 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Exercise, Immune Function and Infection Risk" with Dr Richard Simpson PhD (University of Arizona, USA).
    Discussion Topics Include:
    General introduction to exercise immunology and impact of exercise on the immune system Moderate exercise and impact on health promotion Arduous exercise and potential impact on immune suppression The open window hypothesis and infection risk Can exercise affect immune function and infection risk: both sides of the debate Take home messages from the evidence and applied perspectives Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:
    Can exercise affect immune function to increase susceptibility to infection? Exercise, Immunity and the COVID-19 Pandemic Related Podcast Episodes:
    #135 - "The Microbiome: Mind the Gap" with Jens Walter PhD and Orla O'Sullivan PhD #124 - "Nutrition and Athlete Immune Health" with Prof Neil Walsh PhD #121 - "Protein and Endurance Athletes" with Dan Moore PhD #110 - "Nutrition Support for Exercise Induced Injury" with Professor Kevin Tipton #80 - 'Athlete Immune Health' with Professor Neil Walsh #69 - 'Immunological Aspects of Training & Sports Nutrition' with Professor Michael Gleeson #63 - 'Probiotics and Athletes' with Professor David Pyne #52 - 'Sleep and Performance/Recovery' with Jon Bartlett PhD #44 - 'Nutrition, Physical Activity and Immunity' with Glen Davison PhD Check out our other podcasts, publications, events, and professional education programs for current and aspiring sports nutritionists at www.TheIOPN.com and follow our social media outputs via @TheIOPN

    • 1 hr 7 min
    #138 - "Ramadan Fasting & Performance: An Applied Perspective" with Matt Jones MSc

    #138 - "Ramadan Fasting & Performance: An Applied Perspective" with Matt Jones MSc

    Episode 138 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Ramadan Fasting and Performance: An Applied Perspective" with Matt Jones MSc SENr (West Ham United FC and UAE Football Association).
    Discussion Topics Include:
    General introduction and experiences as a performance nutritionist working with athletes during Ramadan What is Ramadan and Ramadan fasting, and impact on nutrition habits and behaviours Reflecting on Ramadan experiences Shaping performance nutrition strategies to Ramadan challenges Evidence-based practice, belief, and best practice Ramadan nutrition practical recommendations Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:
    Ramadan Fasting Recommendations: Reflecting on Australia vs. Saudi Arabia WCQ Ramadan and Football Ramadan fasting and the goals of sports nutrition around exercise Related Podcast Episodes:
    #127 - "Time Restricted Eating and Exercise" with Evelyn Parr PhD Check out our other podcasts, publications, events, and professional education programs for current and aspiring sports nutritionists at www.TheIOPN.com and follow our social media outputs via @TheIOPN

    • 1 hr 27 min

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