Exercise boosts vax response

Researchers from the University of Sydney believe that while being physically active improves immunity in general, exercise immediately before or after immunisation can boost vaccine response.

In a journal commentary, the head of the clinical research team at the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, Professor Robert Booy, wrote that a bout of exercise can bring about profound changes in the immune system, such as increasing circulating cell numbers, with specific increases in certain subsets, and the release of immune messenger