Studies related to Inflammation and Theaflavins

The Effects Of Theaflavin-enriched Black Tea Extract On Muscle Soreness, Oxidative Stress, Inflammation, And Endocrine Responses To Acute Anaerobic Interval Training: A Randomized, Double-blind, Crossover Study

Effect None
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-2 Weeks
Number of Subjects 18
Sex Male
Age Range 18-29
Body Types Trained, Average
Notes for this study:
As assessed by a Wingate cycling test, 1760mg of Black Tea (40% Theaflavins) over 9 days prior to testing was associated with increased peak power output and reduced cortisol and soreness.
Funding issues for this study:
Supported by a grant by WellGen (via an unrestricted grant to Rutgers, and not likely a concern)