The effect of 6 weeks of aerobic training with chlorella consumption on lipid peroxidation indices and total antioxidant capacity of inactive obese men following exhaustive activity

Document Type : Original Article


1 Associate Professor of exercise Physiology, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran

2 assistant

3 urmia university


Background and Objective: Oxidative stress is the source of many diseases, especially in obese people and strenuous exercise increases the production of active free radicals and oxidative stress in the body. The aim of this study was to The effect of aerobic exercise with chlorella consumption on lipid peroxidation indices and total antioxidant capacity of inactive obese men following exhaustive activity.
Subjects and Methods: This study was a quasi-experimental study with pretest-posttest design with control group. The statistical population included obese men of Urmia University with a mean age of 23.3 ± 6.71, weight of 106.02±14.05 and body mass index of 32.97 ± 21.10. of whom 40 were randomly divided into four groups of 10 (supplemental exercise, placebo exercise, supplement, control). Blood samples were taken half an hour before and immediately after the Bruce exercise test, and after 6 weeks of aerobic training and chlorella supplementation, the subjects participated in the test and re-blood sampling. The variables of superoxide dismutase, catalase, glutathione peroxidase, malondialdehyde and antioxidant capacity were measured.Data were analyzed using SPSS22 software.
Results: The results showed that increasing exhausting exercise significantly increased the amount of malondialdehyde, superoxide dismutase, glutathione peroxidase and catalase in the subjects, and aerobic exercise with chlorella supplementation significantly reduced This index and also increases the total oxidative capacity (p < 0.05). Also, there was a significant difference between the studied groups in relation to 6 weeks of aerobic exercise with chlorella consumption on oxidative stress indices in inactive obese men after one exhausting activity session(p < 0.05).g


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