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Research Project: Immunity, Inflammation, and Nutrition in Aging

Location: Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center On Aging

Title: Consensus statement: immunonutrition and exercise

Author
item Bermon, Stephane - Monaco Institute Of Sports Medicine And Surgery
item Castell, Lindy - University Of Oxford
item Calder, Philip - University Of Southampton
item Bishop, Nicolette - Loughborough University
item Blomstrand, Eva - The Swedish School Of Sport And Health Sciences
item Mooren, Frank - Justus-Liebig University
item Krugeer, Karsten - Justus-Liebig University
item Kavazis, Andreas - Auburn University
item Quindry, John - University Of Montana
item Senchina, David - Drake University
item Nieman, David - Appalachian State University
item Gleeson, Michael - Loughborough University
item Pyne, David - Australian Institute Of Sport
item Kitic, Cecilia - University Of Tasmania
item Close, Graeme - John Moores University
item Larson-meyer, D.enette - University Of Wyoming
item Marcos, Ascension - Spanish National Research Council
item Meydani, Simin - Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center On Aging At Tufts University
item Wu, Dayong - Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center On Aging At Tufts University
item Walsh, Neil - Bangor University
item Nagatomi, Ryochi - Tohoku University

Submitted to: Exercise Immunology Review
Publication Type: Review Article
Publication Acceptance Date: 11/29/2016
Publication Date: 3/15/2017
Citation: Bermon, S., Castell, L.M., Calder, P.C., Bishop, N.C., Blomstrand, E., Mooren, F.C., Krugeer, K., Kavazis, A.N., Quindry, J.C., Senchina, D.S., Nieman, D., Gleeson, M., Pyne, D.B., Kitic, C.M., Close, G.L., Larson-Meyer, D., Marcos, A., Meydani, S.N., Wu, D., Walsh, N.P., Nagatomi, R. 2017. Consensus statement: immunonutrition and exercise. Exercise Immunology Review. 23:8-50.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: In this section we evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of various biomarkers used in studies by nutritional immunologists (Table 1). An important consideration is that exercise immunologists often perform investigative work in the field, away from the rigorously controlled laboratory environment; as such, the studies are often limited by a lack of experimental control and the choice of measurement tool(s) is often dictated by convenience, practicality, and cost. With this in mind, we highlight areas of uncertainty, gaps in knowledge, and exciting opportunities for continued research development on immune biomarkers; particularly research targeted towards the development of field-worthy technologies. These opportunities include rapid, non-invasive measurements of immunity by portable devices at single time points and even continuous monitoring by wearable technology (e.g. smart contact lenses) may be possible in the not too distant future.