Gut microbiota: implications for sports and exercise medicine

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dc.contributor.author Cronin, Owen
dc.contributor.author O'Sullivan, Orla
dc.contributor.author Barton, Wiley
dc.contributor.author Cotter, Paul D.
dc.contributor.author Molloy, Michael G.
dc.contributor.author Shanahan, Fergus
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-21T09:57:04Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-21T09:57:04Z
dc.date.issued 2017-01-11
dc.identifier.citation Cronin, O., O'Sullivan, O., Barton, W., Cotter, P.D., Molloy, M.G. and Shanahan, F. (2017) ‘Gut microbiota: implications for sports and exercise medicine’, British Journal of Sports Medicine. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-097225 en
dc.identifier.issn 1473-0480
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/3792
dc.identifier.doi 10.1136/bjsports-2016-097225
dc.description.abstract Technological progress in high-throughput sequencing and advanced bioinformatic techniques, have facilitated a deeper understanding of the gut microbial influence on human health. Collectively known as the gut microbiota, the trillions of microbes including bacteria, viruses and fungi, which reside within the gut, are now recognised as significant contributors to human (host) health. Patients with non-communicable diseases such as metabolic syndrome, obesity and inflammatory bowel disease, demonstrate distinct microbial alterations. This has prompted vigorous pursuit of the mechanisms by which this microbial ‘organ’ influences host health. This branch of medicine has already revealed exciting avenues for disease treatment, from the discovery of novel antibiotics to the treatment of recurrent Clostridium difficile infection. The scale and spectrum of microbial influence is substantial and elegant studies have linked the presence or absence of specific microbes with immunity, neurodevelopment and even behavioural disturbances. The potential impact of microbiome science extends to the specialties of Sports Medicine and particularly to Exercise Medicine. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher BMJ Publishing Group Ltd and the British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine en
dc.rights © 2017, the Authors. Produced by BMJ Publishing Group Ltd under licence. en
dc.subject Human physiology en
dc.subject Genetics en
dc.subject Diet en
dc.subject Immunity en
dc.subject Energy provision en
dc.subject Cerebral function en
dc.subject Cognition en
dc.subject Behaviour en
dc.subject Microbiota en
dc.title Gut microbiota: implications for sports and exercise medicine en
dc.type Other en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Fergus Shanahan, Medicine Department, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-1226 Email: f.shanahan@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2017-03-20T19:46:49Z
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle British Journal of Sports Medicine en
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dc.internal.IRISemailaddress f.shanahan@ucc.ie en
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