Antioxidant requirements of endurance athletes: implications for health.

  title={Antioxidant requirements of endurance athletes: implications for health.},
  author={Sarah L Williams and Natalie A. Strobel and Louise A. Lexis and Jeff S Coombes},
  journal={Nutrition reviews},
  volume={64 3},
This review discusses studies investigating the effects of antioxidant supplementation on exercise-induced oxidative stress with a focus on the health implications. The aim is to determine antioxidant requirements for endurance athletes. Overall, differences in methodology make it difficult to compare the relatively small number of published studies on this topic. The types of studies needed to more adequately assess the health effects of antioxidant supplements in athletes (long-term… CONTINUE READING

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