Volume 25, Issue 3 (Autumn 2018)                   J Birjand Univ Med Sci. 2018, 25(3): 223-233 | Back to browse issues page

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Noferesti H, Afzalpour M E, Abtahi Ivari S H, Amirabadizadeh M. Effect of Ziziphus Jujube fruit on serum levels Tumor necrosis factor alpha and Interleukin-6 in sedentary men Following the implementation of the Wingate test. J Birjand Univ Med Sci.. 2018; 25 (3) :223-233
URL: http://journal.bums.ac.ir/article-1-2409-en.html
1- Department of Exercise Physiology, Faculty of sport Sciences, University of Birjand, Birjand, Iran.
2- Department of Exercise Physiology, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Birjand, Birjand, Iran. , afzalpour.me@gmail.com
3- Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Gonabad University of Medical Sciences, Gonabad, Iran.
4- Student Research Committee, Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences, Sabzevar, Iran.
Abstract:   (7933 Views)
Background and Aim: The antioxidant supplements to reduce the damaging effects of free radicals after extreme sports is crucial; Thus, the effect of Jujube fruit consumption on serum levels of interleukin-6 (IL-6) and tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) young men after an intensive anaerobic exercise is studied.
Materials and Methods: The present study was a control quasi-experimental research with two-group including exercise with and without jujube fruit juice. 20 young males were randomly assigned into two homogeneous groups including exercise and user jujube fruit (0.4 mg/kg for 3 weeks) and exercise group. Both groups participated in 30-second Wingate test. Blood samples were collected at three stages including the base, after jujube fruit consumption and after the exercise protocol. Results in SPSS software (version 15) with independent t-tests, analysis of variance with repeated measurements and Post-Hoc Bonferroni, at a significant level, p≤0.05 was extracted.
Results: The baseline IL-6 was significantly lower than before and after the Wingate test (p<0.05) and in the training group, IL-6 was significantly higher after the Wingate test than the baseline (p=0.01). The TNF-α post- Wingate test was significantly higher than the baseline and before the test (p<0.05). In the training group, the TNF-α was not statistically significant (p=0.06) in three phases. Moreover, there were no significant differences between the IL-6 and TNF-α changes in the post and or pre-test with the baseline in both experimental or control groups (p>0.05).
Conclusion: Jujube fruits do not have the potential to control the IL-6 and TNF-α as inflammatory markers following of the intensive anaerobic workouts.
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Traditional medicine and Complementary Medicine
Received: 2018/01/8 | Accepted: 2018/05/16 | ePublished ahead of print: 2018/10/7 | ePublished: 2018/10/7

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