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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 23, 2020

Episode 137 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Menthol and Athletic Performance" with Dr Russ Best PhD (Waikato Institute of Technology, New Zealand).

Discussion Topics Include:

  • Overview of Menthol and athletic performance
  • Internal application of Menthol and impact on physical capacity and performance
  • External application of Menthol and impact on physical capacity and performance
  • Mechanisms of action on psychophysiological effects to include: thermal, ventilatory, analgesic, and arousal
  • Strengths and limitations of menthol as an ergogenic aid
  • Practical recommendations

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