Transitory hematologic effects of moderate exercise are not influenced by iron supplementation


A young women's exercise/fitness class tested the idea that administration of supplemental iron would prevent “sports anemia” that may develop during exercise and training and improve iron status of exercising females of menstrual age. Fifteen women (aged 18–37) were selected for each of three treatment groups: (1) no supplemental iron; (2) 9 mg·d−1 of Fe… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00429026


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