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Influence of a montmorency cherry juice blend on indices of exercise-induced stress and upper respiratory tract symptoms following marathon running—a pilot investigation

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, May 2015
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Title
Influence of a montmorency cherry juice blend on indices of exercise-induced stress and upper respiratory tract symptoms following marathon running—a pilot investigation
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Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, May 2015
DOI 10.1186/s12970-015-0085-8
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Lygeri Dimitriou, Jessica A Hill, Ahmed Jehnali, Joe Dunbar, James Brouner, Malachy P. McHugh, Glyn Howatson

Abstract

Prolonged exercise, such as marathon running, has been associated with an increase in respiratory mucosal inflammation. The aim of this pilot study was to examine the effects of Montmorency cherry juice on markers of stress, immunity and inflammation following a Marathon. Twenty recreational Marathon runners consumed either cherry juice (CJ) or placebo (PL) before and after a Marathon race. Markers of mucosal immunity secretory immunoglobulin A (sIgA), immunoglobulin G (IgG), salivary cortisol, inflammation (CRP) and self-reported incidence and severity of upper respiratory tract symptoms (URTS) were measured before and following the race. All variables except secretory IgA and IgG concentrations in saliva showed a significant time effect (P <0.01). Serum CRP showed a significant interaction and treatment effect (P < 0.01). The CRP increase at 24 and 48 h post-Marathon was lower (P < 0.01) in the CJ group compared to PL group. Mucosal immunity and salivary cortisol showed no interaction effect or treatment effect. The incidence and severity of URTS was significantly greater than baseline at 24 h and 48 h following the race in the PL group and was also greater than the CJ group (P < 0.05). No URTS were reported in the CJ group whereas 50 % of runners in the PL group reported URTS at 24 h and 48 h post-Marathon. This is the first study that provides encouraging evidence of the potential role of Montmorency cherries in reducing the development of URTS post-Marathon possibly caused by exercise-induced hyperventilation trauma, and/or other infectious and non-infectious factors.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Poland 1 1%
Unknown 98 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 30 30%
Student > Bachelor 15 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 13 13%
Researcher 9 9%
Unspecified 9 9%
Other 23 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 19 19%
Sports and Recreations 19 19%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 17 17%
Unspecified 15 15%
Nursing and Health Professions 10 10%
Other 19 19%

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 83. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 13 December 2018.
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