Job search
Job Search
Latest news
More news: (showing 1 - 20 of 13434)           
UK only International

Antihistamines can block the full benefits of exercise

By Tom Walker    28 Apr 2021
Many people take antihistamines prior to exercising outdoors / Shutterstock/Maridav

Taking antihistamines prior to exercise can prevent the body from getting the full benefit of exercise.

That's the finding of a new study, which found antihistamines reduce normal increases in blood flow to the muscles by 35 per cent during exercise.

Conducted by Ghent University and the University of Copenhagen and published in the Science Advances journal, the study also found that antihistamines decreased aerobic capacity, blocked the improvements that exercise has on circulation and the body's ability to tolerate glucose.

Antihistamines are a common drug used by hayfever sufferers – and many take some before exercising outdoors.

Senior author on the study, sport scientist Professor Dr Wim Derave, told HCM: "Exercise training induces health-promoting adaptations to multiple organ systems, orchestrated by an interplay between various exercise factors and signaling events.

"In the present study, we show that histamine H1/H2 signaling is an essential transducer of the adaptive exercise training response, with broad clinical relevance: aerobic capacity, glycemic control, and vascular function.

"These detrimental effects of H1/H2 blockade on functional outcomes were caused by impaired adaptations in key regulatory proteins, illustrating the integrative role of H1/H2 receptors in mediating exercise responses.

"One potential functional cause of the blunted training adaptations with histamine receptor blockade is a substantially reduced post-exercise muscle perfusion."

To read the full research paper, titled Histamine H1 and H2 receptors are essential transducers of the integrative exercise training response in humans, click here

Ghent University  University of Copenhagen  fitness  antihistamine 
Sign up for FREE ezines
Related news
Sports jobs

Tutors and Assessors

Future Fit Training
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nationwide

Team leader

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Taunton, UK

Operations Assistant

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Taunton, UK

Presale and Mobilisation Team

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive with commission
Location: South East, UK

Swimming Teacher

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Location: Scarborough, UK

Food and Beverage Manager

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Scarborough, UK

Duty Manager

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Whitby, UK

Operations Assistant (NPLQ required)

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Malton, UK

Membership Consultant

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Location: Scarborough, UK
recruiting with sports management

Swimming Teacher

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Location: Malton, UK

Duty Manager

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Whitby, UK

Receptionist

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Paddington, London, UK

Operations Assistant (NPLQ required)

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Cirencester, UK

Head of Leisure

Alive West Norfolk
Salary: c. £42,000 plus benefits
Location: Norfolk, UK

Operations Assistant

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Soho, London

Swimming Teacher

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Location: Solihull, UK
recruiting with sports management

Receptionist

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Lutterworth, UK

CEO

Moray Sports Foundation
Salary: Package circa £60k
Location: Elgin, UK

Swimming Teacher

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Location: Cirencester, UK

Duty Manager

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Cirencester

Leisure Assistant

Lymm High School
Salary: NJC Grade 4 (£19,698-£20,092)
Location: Lymm, UK

Operations Manager

Tonbridge School
Salary: £30,000 - £32,000
Location: Tonbridge, UK

Membership Sales Advisor

énergie Fitness
Salary: Competitive
Location: Glasgow, UK
training with sports management

Membership Consultant

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Location: Carshalton, UK

Swimming Teacher

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Location: Taunton, UK

Swimming Teacher

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Location: Southam, UK

Operations Assistant

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Warwick, UK

Swimming Teacher

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Location: Stroud, UK

Team leader

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Warwick, UK

Operations Assistant

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Warwick, UK
lifeguard jobs  swimming teacher jobs  recreation assistant jobs  apprenticeships jobs  personal trainer jobs  Gymnastics Coach jobs  duty manager jobs  assistant manager jobs  general manager jobs  assistant general manager jobs  Catering Assistant jobs  Customer Services Advisor jobs 
More jobs

Company profile

Company profile: Indigofitness Ltd
We Create Training Spaces! We've been designing and delivering high quality training spaces for almost 25 years, offering expert advice on everything from flooring types, to equipment mix, to the best utilisation of space.
View full profile >
More company profiles

Featured Supplier

Cryotherapy specialists, L&R Kältetechnik, launch new artofcryo.com division
L&R Kältetechnik has launched a new division, named artofcryo.com, after 30 years’ experience with -110 °C electrical solutions.
View full details >
More featured suppliers

Property & Tenders

Location: Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Company: Carmarthenshire County Council
More properties & tenders

Diary dates

07-09 Jun 2021
Virtual summit,
12 Jun 2021
Worldwide, Various
13-14 Jun 2021
Online,
01-04 Jul 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
More diary dates