Clinical Trial

Watermelon Juice on Heart Rate Recovery and Muscle Soreness

Study Description

Effects of Watermelon Juice on Heart Rate Recovery and Post-exercise Muscle Soreness

The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of a pre-exercise, single practical dose of watermelon juice, Gatorade, sugar water or water on heart rate recovery, blood lactate levels, and 24-hour post exercise muscle soreness.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Watermelon juice

Subject drinks 355ml of watermelon juice 1 hour prior to submaximal exercise

Sport drink

Subject drinks 355ml of Gatorade 1 hour prior to submaximal exercise

Sugar water

Subject drinks 355ml of sugar water (22.5g) 1 hour prior to submaximal exercise

Water

Subject drinks 355ml of water 1 hour prior to submaximal exercise

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Effects of Watermelon Juice on Heart Rate Recovery and Post-exercise Muscle Soreness

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03380195

ParticipAid ID

RdG4re