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Biography

Andrew McKune is an Associate Professor in Strength and Conditioning at UC. Prior to taking up this role he held positions in Sport and Exercise Science at Tshwane University of Technology and the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He holds qualifications in sport & exercise science, medical science (physiology), strength and conditioning (CSCS) and a doctoral degree specialising in exercise immunology.

Andrew has published papers in scientific journals, has presented at international conferences and has worked with recreational and elite athletes in a sport science capacity.

Research Interests

  • Immune/Inflammatory responses to exercise
  • Illness and injury prevention strategies in rugby
  • Monitoring disease, health and adaptation to exercise using non-invasive methods e.g. heart rate variability, salivary biomarkers
  • Strategies to reduce severity of and enhance recovery from exercise-induced muscle damage

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Projects 2015 2021

Research Output 1998 2019

Curcumin for Cognition: Is It Just Hype, Based on Current Data?

D'Cunha, N. M., Seddon, N., Mellor, D. D., Georgousopoulou, E. N., McKune, A. J., Panagiotakos, D. B., Kellett, J. & Naumovski, N., 1 Jan 2019, In : Advances in nutrition (Bethesda, Md.). 10, 1, p. 179-181 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

The beneficial health effects of green tea amino acid l-theanine in animal models: Promises and prospects for human trials

Williams, J., Sergi, D., McKune, A. J., Georgousopoulou, E. N., Mellor, D. D. & Naumovski, N., 2019, In : Phytotherapy Research. 33, 3, p. 571-583 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Tea
Animal Models
Amino Acids
Health
Antioxidants
Football
Resistance Training
Athletes
Hydrocortisone
Testosterone

Characterising the effect of heat strain and exercise intensity on gut permeability in well-trained male runners

WALLETT, A., ETXEBARRIA, N., BEARD, N., PERIARD, J., SAUNDERS, P., MCKUNE, A. & PYNE, D., Nov 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conference (non-published works)Abstract

Permeability
Hot Temperature
Exercise
Lipopolysaccharides
Heart Rate
1 Citation (Scopus)

Dietary Fat, Fibre, Satiation and Satiety: A Systematic Review of Acute Studies

Warrilow, A., MELLOR, D., MCKUNE, A. & PUMPA, K., 2018, In : European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Satiation
Dietary Fats
Dietary Fiber
Fats
Meta-Analysis