The effect of culturistic training and oral supplementation with L-carnitine on the immune system


Eberhardt, A.; Ziemlanski, S.; Siwinska Goebiowska, H.; Drela, N.; Kruszewski, M.; Derentowicz, P.; Markiewicz, K.; Kepa, G.; Szczypiorski, P.; Strupinska, E.; Janowicz, J.

Zywienie Czowieka i Metabolizm 27(4): 316-325

2000


The aim of this work was to test the effect of culturistic training and oral supplementation with L-carnitine on induced and spontaneous chemotaxis of granulocytes, chemiluminescence of granulocytes and intracellular expression of interleukin (IL)-2, IL-4, and IFN- gamma in lymphocytes. The tests were done before and after 5 weeks of culturistic training of 63 young men (Poland; date not given).