Effect of vitamin C supplementation on various elements in elite taekwondo players

Patlar S., Boyali E., Baltaci A. K., Mogulkoc R., Gunay M.

MEDICINA DELLO SPORT, vol.65, no.1, pp.49-56, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 65 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.49-56
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Aim. Nutrition of elite athletes is important for their performance, as well as physical and mental functions. Long-term vitamin deficiency is known to lead to a decrease in the performance of athletes. The present study aims to examine the effects of vitamin C supplementation on the distribution of some elements in the serum of individuals engaged in taekwondo.