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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Aim: The growth factor myostatin and IGF-1 play a major role in response to muscular contractions and in the regulation and stimulation of muscles metabolism. This research aim is to study the effects of ginseng on the myostatin and IGF-1.
Method: Therefore, 16 athletes were selected. The research was constructed as a two-way blinded semi- experimental, pre-post test with a control group. Participants were divided into two groups: Ginseng and placebo. Blood sampling was done before and after one month supplementation and after a simulated competition.Data analysis was done by repeated measures analysis of variance, LSD post hoc and independent T-test.
Results: Results showed that level of myostatin and IGF-1 were influenced by using ginseng and simulated competition (P