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The effect of exercise on innate mucosal immunity

West, N. P.; Pyne, David B.; Kyd, J. M.; Renshaw, G. M.; Fricker, P. A.; Cripps, A. W.


METHODS The authors conducted a prospective observational study comparing salivary lactoferrin and lysozyme concentration over 5 months (chronic changes) in elite rowers (n=17, mean age 24.3+/-4.0 years) with sedentary individuals (controls) (n=18, mean age=27.2+/-7.1 years) and a graded exercise test to exhaustion (acute changes) with a cohort of elite rowers (n=11, mean age 24.7+/-4.1). RESULTS Magnitudes of differences and changes were interpreted as a standardised (Cohen's) effect size...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: British Journal of Sports Medicine
DOI: 10.1136/bjsm.2008.046532
Access Rights: Open Access


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