SHAPE Research Seminar Series

Targeting the gut microbiota through diet to improve athlete health and exercise performance

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Seminars

As part of the School of Science and Technology SHAPE  Research Centre Seminar Series, Dr Neil Williams, NTU presents: Targeting the gut microbiota through diet to improve athlete health and exercise performance.

  • From: Wednesday 29 May 2019, 1 pm
  • To: Wednesday 29 May 2019, 2 pm
  • Location: ERD 171, Erasmus Darwin, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus, Clifton Lane, Nottingham, NG11 8NS

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Event details

As part of the School of Science and Technology SHAPE  Research Centre Seminar Series, Dr Neil Williams, NTU presents: Targeting the gut microbiota through diet to improve athlete health and exercise performance.

Abstract

    • The talk will introduce what the human microbiome is, and where it comes from with a specific focus on the gut microbiota.
    • It will briefly highlight the proposed role for the gut microbiota in health and disease before focusing on asthma and athlete health.
    • The talk will highlight recent research showing that three weeks of a prebiotic galactooligosaccharide mixture reduced the severity of asthma in physically active asthmatics by 40%.
    • It talk will also look to address the potential role the gut microbiota may play in athlete health and exercise performance and if dietary interventions of prebiotics and probiotics can be beneficial.

This seminar is hosted by Dr Graham Sharpe

All welcome.

For any enquiries please contact Professor Craig Sale.

Location details

Room/Building:

ERD 171, Erasmus Darwin

Address:

Nottingham Trent University
Clifton Campus
Clifton Lane
Nottingham
NG11 8NS

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