Studies related to Anti-Oxidant Enzyme Profile and Zinc

Effect Of Zinc Supplementation On Antioxidant Activity In Young Wrestlers

Effect Increase
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 40
Sex Male
Age Range 13-17
Body Types Trained, Untrained, Average
Notes for this study:
Supplementation of 5mg/kg zinc sulfate daily over 8 weeks noted that placebo was associated with a significant increase in MDA (biomarker of lipid peroxidation) that was not seen in either supplemented group, glutathione and superoxide dismutase also increased with zinc supplementation and there were no differences between sedentary persons and athletes.

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