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Oxidants and antioxidants in exercise.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8567503     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
There is consistent evidence from human and animal studies that strenuous physical exercise may induce a state wherein the antioxidant defenses of several tissues are overwhelmed by excess reactive oxygen. A wide variety of physiological and dietary antioxidants act in concert to evade such a stress. Submaximal long-duration exercise training may augment the physiological antioxidant defenses in several tissues; however, this enhanced protection may not be sufficient to completely protect highly fit individuals from exhaustive exercise-induced oxidative stress. Regular physical activity in association with dietary habits that ensure adequate supply of a combination of appropriate antioxidants may be expected to yield desirable results. The significance of this area of research, current state of information, and possibilities of further investigation are briefly reviewed.
C K Sen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985)     Volume:  79     ISSN:  8750-7587     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Appl. Physiol.     Publication Date:  1995 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-03-07     Completed Date:  1996-03-07     Revised Date:  2013-09-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8502536     Medline TA:  J Appl Physiol (1985)     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  675-86     Citation Subset:  IM; S    
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley 94720-3200, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Antioxidants / metabolism*
Exercise / physiology*
Muscle, Skeletal / metabolism*
Oxidants / metabolism*
Physical Conditioning, Animal / physiology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antioxidants; 0/Oxidants

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