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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 26, 2020

Episode 131 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Nutrition for Exercise in Hot Environments" with Dr Alan McCubbin PhD (Monash University, Australia) and Dr Ollie Jay PhD, University of Sydney, Australia).

Discussion Topics Include:

  • Describing hot and humid environments
  • Overview of physiology of "Exertional Heat Stress"
  • Thermoregulation
  • Gastrointestinal Function and Integrity
  • Exertional Heat Stress and impact on performance & health
  • Other factors such as clothing and body-composition
  • Heat acclimation & acclimatisation
  • Fluid and electrolyte balance and assessment
  • Hydration and related nutrition strategies overview
  • Impact and relevance to different sports such as team sports and ultra-endurance events

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