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Beetroot Juice Doses and Anaerobic Performance

2016-09-29 23:08:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of varying nitrate doses of beetroot juice supplementation on dynamic, multijoint resistance exercise performance in active, trained individuals. Performance will be assessed based on parameters including neuromuscular efficiency, anaerobic performance capability, oxygen consumption, plasma nitrate/nitrite levels, specific muscle tissue biomarkers including lactate, and anthropometric measurements of select muscle groups.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Basic Science

Conditions

Anaerobic Exercise

Intervention

Beet It Sport Shot, Placebo

Location

Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
Winnipeg
Manitoba
Canada
R3T 6C5

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Manitoba

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-29T23:08:21-0400

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