Type of Study Human Clinical Study
Randomized counterbalanced Latin-square design study
Study Setup Participants: 15 endurance-trained male cyclists Duration: 7 days Dosage: 300, 600, or 900 mg / day Blackcurrant extract
Key findings Seven-day intake of blackcurrant extract demonstrated a dose-dependent effect on increasing fat oxidation during 120-min cycling in endurance-trained male cyclists
Heart rate, V˙O2, V˙CO2, glucose, and plasma lactate were not affected
Authors Matthew David Cook, Stephen David Myers, Mandy Lucinda Gault, Victoria Charlotte Edwards, Mark Elisabeth Theodorus Willems
Organisation Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Chichester, Chichester, UK
Institute of Sport and Exercise Science University of Worcester, Worcester, UK
Full research text Available at https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00421-017-3607-z