Recovery and Muscle Function After Supplementation With Turmeric

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • days left to enroll
    26
  • participants needed
    45
  • sponsor
    Naturex SA
Updated on 23 September 2021
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pain reliever
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muscle damage

Summary

The objective of the study is to test the capacity of a five-day supplementation of Turmipure Gold to improve exercise-induced muscle pain and function recovery in moderately active adults after exercise-induced muscle damage

Details
Condition pain, muscle, Muscle Pain, Pain, Pain (Pediatric), myalgias, damage muscles, Muscle Damage, Acute Pain Service, muscular pain, Post-Surgical Pain, Myalgia, muscle pains, ache, Muscle Soreness
Treatment Placebo, Turmipure GOLD®
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04946981
SponsorNaturex SA
Last Modified on23 September 2021

Eligibility

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Inclusion Criteria

Healthy free-living males
Age: 25-45 years old
Have a BMI between 18.5 and 28 kg/m
Moderately active with running 15-20 km per week
With 1 to 4h of training per week, with maximum 1h of lower body heavy-load or resistance training (e.g., Hill running or hiking, HIT exercise, Squats, Lunges, Leg-press, Bench steps, etc.)
Consent to the study protocol and to comply with study product
Willing to limit caffeine, smoking, and alcohol consumption during the entire study period with no more than 5 cigarettes per day and 2 drinks. Also, alcohol consumption will not be allowed 24hours prior to exercise-induced muscular damage
Willing to refrain from training for 3 days before the first test, 5 days before each damage-inducing exercise and during each supplementation phase, including active recovery exercises such as swimming, cycling at low intensity, unusual distance walking (however such should be encouraged during the 14 days wash-out)
Willing to refrain the use of anti-inflammatory/pain reliever drugs such as paracetamol, NSAIDs, etc., during each supplementation phase, from 24 hours prior to 72 hours following the exercise-induced muscular damage
Willing to refrain from 'recovery' treatments over the 72 hours following the damage inducing exercise such as
Hydrotherapy - cold water immersion, hot water immersion, or contrast therapy (as well as Jacuzzis, Steam baths, or Saunas)
Massage - self, foam rolling, etc
Stretching
Compression garments
Topical applications - Tiger Balm, Deep Heat etc

Exclusion Criteria

Participants with any indicators of arthritis, joint disorders chronic pain syndrome, muscle disorder diseases (e.g., fibromyalgia, etc.)
History of surgery or significant injury in joints or in the lower limb in the last six months prior to study enrolment, or an anticipated need for surgical or invasive procedure that will be performed during the study
Using omega-3-fatty acid, probiotic supplements, vitamins, minerals, or any dietary supplements (including botanicals), especially to maintain joint health 4 weeks prior to screening and during the entire study. Potential supplements include but are not limited to Beta-alanine, Creatine, HMB, Carnosine, Taurine, androstenedione, DHEA, Whey protein, or a pre-workout supplement
Following any specific diet such as high-protein, vegetarian, vegan, etc
Taking any drugs such as antibiotics, laxatives, or immunosuppressant drugs
History of glucocorticoid injection or hyaluronic acid injections within 3 months prior to enrolment
Participants near or in the peak of training for an athletic race (half or marathon, cycling tour or triathlon)
History or current significant cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal, liver, digestive (including an inflammatory bowel disease), infectious disease, systemic disease, immune disorder, or metabolic/endocrine disorders (including diabetes mellitus) or other disease that would preclude supplement ingestion and/or assessment of study objectives, including uncontrolled hypertension, uncontrolled thyroidism or lipidaemia that is not on stable medication for at least 3 months
Participant has any concurrent medical or psychiatric condition that, in the opinion of the Investigator, would compromise his/her ability to comply with the study requirements
Participant with history of drug and / or alcohol abuse at the time of enrolment
Any previous or current cancer diagnosis (including a benign or malign tumour of intestine or colon)
Current illnesses which could interfere with the study (e.g., prolonged severe diarrhoea, regurgitation/severe, difficulty swallowing)
Known allergy to components of the test product or sensitivity to herbal products or with a medical history of food allergies
Participants taking any anticoagulant or heparin treatment (including aspirin)
Clinically significant abnormal laboratory results at screening
Participant currently involved in any other clinical trial or having participated in a trial within 90 days prior to randomisation
Any other condition which in the Investigator's opinion may adversely affect the subject's ability to complete the study or its measures or which may pose significant risk to the subject
History of non-compliance with medical treatments or recommendations
Participants who are required to perform squatting motions or descend a lot of stairs in their daily work activities, which may be painful following the Exercise Induced Muscle Damage
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