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STUDY OF INFLUENCE A IODINE CONTAINING PREPARATION «ARMENICUM CAPSULES» ON PHYSICAL WORKING CAPACITY OF ATHLETES

N. V. МАNUKYAN, А. S. ОGANESYAN, А. ZH. KHАCHАTRYAN, А. G. АBRАМYAN
Study of influence of «Armenicum capsules» which is containing a complex of potassium iodide and iodine with dextrin on the work performance of athletes was carry out on the athletes. During the study, 60 athletes, (20 athletes, 20 rowers and 20 cyclist were (55 men and 5 women) were randomized into two groups of 30 subjects. Athletes received within 14 days Armenicum capsules or placebo. Before and after supplementation was conducted the determination of the level of physical work capacity, maximum oxygen consumption and blood biochemistry. The results showed that the course treatment with «Armenicum capsules» significantly increase the rate of physical performance on the test PWC170 by 8.5% and statistically significant increases the level of hemoglobin from 156.31 ± 1.19 g/l to 160.20 ± 1.39 g/l.
Keywords: 
Iodide, athletes, work performance, armenikum, maximum oxygen consumption, blood, biochemistry