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Stress and Exercise

Phillips, Anna C. and Burns, Victoria E. and Lord, Janet M. (2007) Stress and Exercise. Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews, 35 (1). pp. 35-39. ISSN 0091-6331

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URL of Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/jes.0b013e31802d7008

Identification Number/DOI: doi:10.1097/jes.0b013e31802d7008

Age-related immunological and endocrinological changes may have implications for resilience to stress in older adults. We hypothesise that the combination of adrenopause and immunesenescence may leave this population particularly vulnerable to the negative effects of stress on immunity. We propose that exercise may be an effective intervention to limit the impact of stress on immunity in chronically stressed older populations.

Type of Work:Article
Date:2007 (Publication)
School/Faculty:Schools (1998 to 2008) > School of Sport & Exercise Science
Department:School of Sport and Exercise Sciences
Subjects:GV Recreation Leisure
Institution:University of Birmingham
Copyright Holders:Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins
ID Code:1183
Refereed:YES
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