The influence of supplementation with artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.) extract on selected redox parameters in rowers.

  title={The influence of supplementation with artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.) extract on selected redox parameters in rowers.},
  author={Anna Skarpańska-Stejnborn and Lucia Pilaczynska-Szczesniak and Piotr Basta and Ewa Deskur-Smielcka and M. Horoszkiewicz-Hassan},
  journal={International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism},
  volume={18 3},
High-intensity physical exercise decreases intracellular antioxidant potential. An enhanced antioxidant defense system is desirable in people subjected to exhaustive exercise. The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of supplementation with artichoke-leaf extract on parameters describing balance between oxidants and antioxidants in competitive rowers. This double-blinded study was carried out in 22 members of the Polish rowing team who were randomly assigned to a supplemented… 

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