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Infographic. Athlete health and performance: no guts no glory
  1. David M Keohane1,2,
  2. Owen Cronin3,
  3. Orla O’Sullivan4,
  4. Fergus Shanahan1,2,
  5. Michael Molloy1,2
  1. 1 APC Microbiome Ireland, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
  2. 2 Department of Medicine, University College Cork National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland
  3. 3 Department of Rheumatology, University of Edinburgh Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
  4. 4 Food Research Centre, Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Ireland
  1. Correspondence to Dr David M Keohane, APC Microbiome Ireland, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland; david.keohane{at}

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