April 20, 2020

#136 - "Energy Availability: From Health to Performance" with Jose Areta PhD

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Episode 136 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Energy Availability: From Health to Performance" with Jose Areta PhD, Liverpool John Moores University, UK).

Discussion Topics Include:

  • Energy Availability (EA): an overview
  • Energy Balance, Energy Deficit, and Energy Availability 
  • EA and impact on training adaptions incl down-regulation of skeletal muscle protein synthesis and autophagy
  • EA and impact on health (incl menstrual function and bone metabolism)
  • Case study of an athlete in chronic low energy availability
  • Training with low carbohydrate availability AND low energy availability

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