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Recovery after an Ironman triathlon: sustained inflammatory responses and muscular stress
Ultra-endurance exercise, such as an Ironman triathlon, induces muscle damage and a systemic inflammatory response. As the resolution of recovery in these parameters is poorly documented, weExpand
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Collagen peptide supplementation in combination with resistance training improves body composition and increases muscle strength in elderly sarcopenic men: a randomised controlled trial
Protein supplementation in combination with resistance training may increase muscle mass and muscle strength in elderly subjects. The objective of this study was to assess the influence ofExpand
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Influence of Training Volume and Acute Physical Exercise on the Homocysteine Levels in Endurance-Trained Men: Interactions with Plasma Folate and Vitamin B12
The interrelation between physical exercise and plasma levels of homocysteine (Hcy), vitamin B12, and folic acid has not been examined. Therefore, we investigated the influence of extensive enduranceExpand
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Cardiovascular, metabolic, and hormonal parameters in professional tennis players.
During the past decade, the physical and mental stress in professional tennis has been constantly increasing. The overall intensity in tennis ranges between 60 and 70% of maximum oxygen uptake andExpand
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Effect of exhaustive exercise stress on the cytokine response.
Fifteen athletes were investigated 24 h before, 1 h after, and 20 h after an exhaustive exercise stress test (mean duration 68 min). Testing for cytokines was done in serum, urine, and theExpand
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Effect of a weight loss intervention on anthropometric measures and metabolic risk factors in pre- versus postmenopausal women
BackgroundThe present study examines changes in body weight, fat mass, metabolic and hormonal parameters in overweight and obese pre- and postmenopausal women who participated in a weight lossExpand
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Effects of exercise on soluble transferrin receptor and other variables of the iron status
Background: Soluble transferrin receptor (sTfr) is a new marker of iron status and erythropoietic activity. It has been included in multivariable blood testing models for the detection of performanceExpand
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Upper respiratory tract infection in athletes: influence of lifestyle, type of sport, training effort, and immunostimulant intake.
Epidemiological evidence suggests that heavy acute or chronic exercise is related to an increased incidence of upper respiratory tract infections in athletes, while moderate exercise is believed toExpand
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Postprandial substrate use in overweight subjects with the metabolic syndrome after isomaltulose (Palatinose™) ingestion.
OBJECTIVE Dietary interventions with a low glycemic index have shown to be successful for the prevention and therapy of the metabolic syndrome. In the present study, we investigated the postprandialExpand
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