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[L-carnitine: properties and perspectives for use in sports practice].

Authors
  • Radzhabkadiev, R M
  • Korosteleva, M M
  • Evstratova, V S
  • Nikityuk, D B
  • Khanferyan, R A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Voprosy pitaniia
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2015
Volume
84
Issue
3
Pages
4–12
Identifiers
PMID: 26863801
Source
Medline
Language
Russian
License
Unknown

Abstract

The analysis of published data relating to the use in sports practice metabolic non-doping agent--L-carnitine. The review discusses some aspects of the mechanism of its action on the human body. The information is given about the role of carnitine in the energy processes, mechanisms of carnitine deficiency. On the basis of the literature is given scientific rationale for applying this metabolite in athletes, particularly with cardiovascular and immune disorders.

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