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The effect of Aerobic Training and Cinnamon Zeylanicum Intake on Total Antioxidant Capacity in Active Women
H. Nakhaee 1, P. Nazarali 1, P. Hanachi 2, M. Hedayati 3
1- Department of Exercise Physiology, Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran.
2- Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran. , p.hanachi@alzahra.ac.ir
3- Department of Biochemistry, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran.
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Aims: Imbalance between the production of free radicals and the antioxidant defense system leads to oxidative stress. In addition, plants can reduce stress-induced oxidative damage. In this study we evaluated the effects of aerobic exercise with cinnamon intake on serum oxidative capacity in active women.
Materials & Methods: 28 female students of physical education with age range 30-20 years, and the average BMI 22/71 kg/m² were voluntarily selected and randomly divided to 5 groups: 1) aerobic exercise 2) aerobic exercise combined with cinnamon 3) aerobic exercise with placebo 4 ) cinnamon and 5) control group. Intensity aerobic exercise was performed for 6 weeks within 65-80% of maximum heart rate and formula was 220-age. Blood samples were collected at the beginning and end of the study and the significance level was set at (p<0.05).
Findings: TAC ( Total Antioxidant Capacity), uric acid and bilirubin in the aerobic exercise group with cinnamon consumption showed no significant difference (p<0.05).
Conclusion: Probably sports activities with 65-80% of maximal oxygen consumption intensity more than 6 weeks with the consumption of cinnamon can improve the TAC level in active women.

Keywords: Aerobic Exercise [https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/?term=Aerobic+exercise], Cinnamon [https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/68002935], training [https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/?term=training]
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Basic Medical Science
Received: 2016/09/23 | Accepted: 2018/02/5 | Published: 2018/05/8
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Nakhaee H, Nazarali P, Hanachi P, Hedayati M. The effect of Aerobic Training and Cinnamon Zeylanicum Intake on Total Antioxidant Capacity in Active Women. Horizon Med Sci . 2018; 24 (2) :88-95
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