The effects of endurance exercise and vitamin E on oxidative stress in the elderly.

@article{Jessup2003TheEO,
  title={The effects of endurance exercise and vitamin E on oxidative stress in the elderly.},
  author={James V Jessup and Claydell H Horne and Hossein A Yarandi and John C Quindry},
  journal={Biological research for nursing},
  year={2003},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={47-55}
}
To examine the effects of exercise and vitamin E supplementation on oxidative stress in older adults, 59 participants, age 76.3 +/- 4.2 years, were randomly assigned to 1 of 4 groups: an exercise group taking placebos (EGP) or vitamin E (EGE) or a sedentary group taking placebos (SGP) or vitamin E (SGE). Measures included weight, VO2max, blood pressure (BP), and serum concentrations of vitamin E and lipid hydroperoxide (LOOH). At the end of the 16-week trial, the EGP and EGE had significant… CONTINUE READING