Chapter 25. Exercise Immunology Basics and Clinical Relevance

  1. Helge Hebestreit and
  2. Oded Bar-Or
  1. Brian W. Timmons and
  2. Helge Hebestreit

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch25

The Young Athlete

The Young Athlete

How to Cite

Timmons, B. W. and Hebestreit, H. (2007) Exercise Immunology Basics and Clinical Relevance, in The Young Athlete (eds H. Hebestreit and O. Bar-Or), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch25

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156479

Online ISBN: 9780470696255



  • exercise immunology;
  • clinical relevance;
  • immunoglobulin;
  • immune response;
  • neutrophils


This chapter contains section titled:

  • The immune response to acute exercise

  • Training Status and the Immune Response to Acute Exercise

  • Training Status and Immune Function at Rest

  • Relationship Between Risk of Infection and Physical Activity

  • Practical Considerations

  • Challenges for Future Research

  • Acknowledgment

  • References