Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

For current and aspiring performance nutritionists! The IOPN (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 & related fields relevant to 'real-world' practice.

Apr 20, 2020

Episode 136 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Energy Availability: From Health to Performance" with Jose Areta PhD, Liverpool John Moores University, UK).

Discussion Topics Include:

  • Energy Availability (EA): an overview
  • Energy Balance, Energy Deficit, and Energy Availability 
  • EA and impact on training adaptions incl down-regulation of skeletal muscle protein synthesis and autophagy
  • EA and impact on health (incl menstrual function and bone metabolism)
  • Case study of an athlete in chronic low energy availability
  • Training with low carbohydrate availability AND low energy availability

Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:

Related Podcast Episodes:

Check out our other podcasts, publications, events, and professional education programs for current and aspiring sports nutritionists at and follow our social media outputs via @TheIOPN