Oral nitrate reduction is not impaired after training in chlorinated swimming pool water in elite swimmers
journal contributionposted on 18.08.2020 by Samantha Rowland, Richard Chessor, George French, George Robinson, Emma ODonnell, Lewis James, Stephen Bailey
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This study tested the hypothesis that exposure to chlorine-sterilised pool water would impair oral nitrate reduction (ONR). ONR was assessed in elite swimmers before and after morning and afternoon pool-based training. Non-swimmers were only assessed in the morning. ONR was similar in swimmers and non-swimmers (P = 1.000) and unchanged pre to post morning and afternoon training (P ≥ 0.341). Therefore, exposure to chlorinated pool water does not interfere with ONR. Novelty Bullet Point Exposure to chlorine sterilised pool water does not impair oral nitrate reduction in elite swimmers.
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- Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences