Christian Cheung is a PhD student and researcher in the Human Performance and Health Research Laboratory at the University of Guelph, Canada. Christian's current research is focusing on the use of cannabis and cannabinoids, like CBD, in endurance sports. In this interview, we discuss the evidence for efficacy and safety of CBD and cannabinoids, as well as important anti-doping perspectives.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Cannabis, cannabinoids, CBD and THC: known effects and use cases in general and in sports
-CBD and its effects on sleep and anxiety, pain and inflammation, and neuroprotection
-Anti-doping considerations of CBD products and cannabinoids
-Different types of CBD consumption modes and dosage
-Practical recommendations for endurance athletes
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