There Is Limited Existing Evidence to Support the Common Assumption That Strenuous Endurance Exercise Bouts Impair Immune Competency

Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2019 Feb;15(2):105-109. doi: 10.1080/1744666X.2019.1548933. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Abstract

No abstract available

Keywords: Exercise; endurance sports; immune competency; immuno-depression; immuno-suppression; infection susceptibility; open window hypothesis; overtraining; physical activity; upper respiratory tract infections.

Publication types

  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Exercise / physiology*
  • Humans
  • Immune System*
  • Immunity, Cellular
  • Immunoglobulin A / metabolism
  • Immunosuppression
  • Infections / etiology
  • Infections / immunology
  • Neurotransmitter Agents / immunology
  • Resistance Training / adverse effects

Substances

  • Immunoglobulin A
  • Neurotransmitter Agents