The Effect of Vitamin C and E Supplementation on Muscle Damage and Oxidative Stress in Female Athletes: A Clinical Trial

@inproceedings{Taghiyar2013TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Vitamin C and E Supplementation on Muscle Damage and Oxidative Stress in Female Athletes: A Clinical Trial},
  author={Maryam Taghiyar and Leila Darvishi and Gholamrez Askari and Awat Feizi and Mitra Hariri and Nafiseh Shokri Mashhadi and Reza Ghiasvand},
  booktitle={International journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND The need for energy in strenuous exercises necessitates an increase in oxygen consumption and production of reactive oxygen species. It seems that supplementation of vitamins C and E reduces exercise-induced oxidative stress. Therefore, this study aims to investigate the effects of vitamin C and E supplementation on muscle damage and oxidative stress in female athletes. METHODS The study was a four-week randomized, double-blind clinical trial, conducted on 64 trained female… CONTINUE READING
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