Studies related to Muscle Damage and Rhodiola Rosea

Effects Of Chronic Rhodiola Rosea Supplementation On Sport Performance And Antioxidant Capacity In Trained Male: Preliminary Results

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 2-4 Weeks
Number of Subjects 14
Gender Male
Age Range 18-29
Body Types Trained, Average
Notes for this study:
Although performance during a VO2 max test appeared to be unaffected, lactate production significantly decreased alongside creatine kinase (no effect on MDA or IL-6 in serum)

Extract Of Rhodiola Rosea Radix Reduces The Level Of C-reactive Protein And Creatinine Kinase In The Blood

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-7 Days
Number of Subjects 36
Gender n/a
Age Range 18-29
Body Types Untrained
Notes for this study:
340mg of rhodiola (30mg 'active components') for 6 days reduced the increase in C-Reactive protein and creatine kinase seen with exhaustive exercise.