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Journal of Human Sport and Exercise 2013, 8 4

Author: Alvaro Molinos Domene

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Journal of Human Sport and Exercise E-ISSN: 1988-5202 jhse@ua.es Universidad de Alicante España Molinos Domene, Alvaro Effects of adaptogen supplementation on sport performance.
A recent review of published studies Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, vol.
8, núm.
4, octubre-diciembre, 2013, pp.
1054-1066 Universidad de Alicante Alicante, España Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=301030569015 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Original Article Effects of adaptogen supplementation on sport performance.
A recent review of published studies ALVARO MOLINOS DOMENE 1 Spanish Olympic Committee ABSTRACT Molinos, A.
(2013).
Effects of adaptogen supplementation on sport performance.
A recent review of published studies.
J.
Hum.
Sport Exerc., 8(4), pp.1054-1066.
Objective: Adaptogens are a new class of metabolic regulators (plants from natural origin) which have been shown to increase the ability of organism to adapt environmental factors and to avoid body damage.
These properties offer the possibility to utilize them to increase the performance in situations of mental and physical stress, and thus used it to improve sport performance.
Methods: A literature search was conducted for articles published until December 2012 in major databases.
Publications were searched without language restrictions, using combination of Keywords.
Results: Latest research show that Rhodiola rosea, Eleutherococcus senticosus, Schisandra chinensis, Panax ginseng and Erkang offer some physical and mental benefits to use in sport nutrition. Conclusion: This review demonstrate Adaptogen supplementation can improve the sport performance, however there are not enough reliable studies to conclude this assertion as absolute in all spo...





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