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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.

Feb 21, 2019

Episode 109 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Collagen Peptides for Injury Prevention & Tissue repair" with Prof Keith Baar PhD (University of California Davis, USA).

In this session we get into:

  • Role and importance to athletes of connective tissue and collagen synthesis.
  • Diet and exercise impact on collagen synthesis.
  • The potentially beneficial role of supplementing collagen peptides for injury prevention and tissue repair.
  • The various collagen derivatives (i.e. Gelatin and Hydrolyzed Collagen) and the important role of Vitamin C status.
  • Dosage, timing, and other important considerations.

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