The anti-tumour vs anti-viral immune response and how exercise can help protect us: what does it mean for COVID-19

education Jul 03, 2020

For those of you on my mailing list, you’ll already know my colleagues at Loughborough University have organised a series of free COVID-19 Lifestyle Education sessions for GPs and allied healthcare professionals, which are also fully accessible to the general public. If you’ve not checked out the programme of events, then you can do so here and get yourself signed up to attend.

Last week, we kicked off with an excellent introduction to the immune system by Dr Martin Lindley, Senior Lecturer and Programme Director of the Biosciences programmes. Don’t worry if you missed it, you can catch the replay here

This week we had a trio of talks on immune function. First up, was my friend and mentor Professor Lettie Bishop who gave us an introduction to exercise and immune function. Next up was Dr Tom Clifford who spoke about the importance of diet in immune function. Finally, I closed the session with a rundown of the role that exercise plays in preventing cancer,...

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