The effect of ginseng supplement on heart rate, systolic and diastolic blood pressure to resistance training in trained males
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- Panax, Heart rate, Blood pressure, Resistance training
Objectives: Ginseng Panax has been used for centuries in Chinese medicine as source of health and stamina. We want to examine the affect of ginseng supplement on heart rate, systolic; blood pressure and diastolic blood pressure in trained athletes at rest, during and after resistance; training.
Methods: Twenty four athletes entered this protocol. Subjects (age 23.96 ± 1.82; weight 84.5 ± 9.86; height 175.37 ± 5.36) divided randomly in 2 groups: ginseng group (n = 12) and placebo group (n = 12). Each of them received 2 capsules of ginseng for 4 weeks. Before intervention, heart rate, systolic and diastolic Blood Pressure at rest, immediately after exercise, 15, 30, 45, and; 60 min after exercise were measured. They performed training program while taking; ginseng for 4 weeks and again heart rate, systolic and diastolic blood pressure measurement at; those time points which was mentioned above were taken.
Results: The analysis of SPSS showed that heart rate and diastolic blood pressure in ginseng; group only at time test were significantly different from placebo group and systolic blood pressure at rest time, test time and 60-minute after exercise increased significantly differ between ginseng and placebo group (p ≤ 0.05) and other time points exception of these times that mentioned above were not significantly different (P > 0.05).
Conclusions: We conclude that ginseng complement help improve blood circulation during exercise, it decreases peripheral vascular resistance, and help oxygen delivery to actively contracting muscles. Also, it may influence recovery blood pressure after lifting heavy weight.
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TY - JOUR AU - Samira Zaheri AU - Seyed Mohammed Marandi PY - 2016 DA - 2016/06 TI - The effect of ginseng supplement on heart rate, systolic and diastolic blood pressure to resistance training in trained males JO - Artery Research SP - 6 EP - 11 VL - 15 IS - C SN - 1876-4401 UR - https://doi.org/10.1016/j.artres.2016.06.001 DO - https://doi.org/10.1016/j.artres.2016.06.001 ID - Zaheri2016 ER -