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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.

May 13, 2020

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

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