Overview

This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition sports
Treatments ribose, placebo
Sponsor Laval University
Collaborator Atrium Innovations
Start date August 2012
End date November 2012
Trial size 18 participants
Trial identifier NCT01727479, 2012-048, INAF-2012-048

Summary

Investigate the acute effect of ribose supplementation on performance and recovery in athletes.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Endpoint classification efficacy study
Intervention model crossover assignment
Masking double blind (subject, investigator, outcomes assessor)
Primary purpose prevention
Arm
(Experimental)
After each of the 3km time trial (3 in total), consumption of ribose incorporated in a sports drink.
ribose
After each of the 3km time trial (3 in total), participants will be asked to drink the experimental product (or placebo) incorporated in a sports drink.
(Placebo Comparator)
After each of the 3km time trial (3 in total), consumption of placebo incorporated in a sports drink.
placebo

Primary Outcomes

Measure
Change in time to complete the third of 3 consecutive 3km time trials on bike
time frame: baseline and 1 week

Secondary Outcomes

Measure
Performance on the 3 consecutive 3km time trials on bike
time frame: baseline and 1 week

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 18 years up to 50 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Men and women - Training volume > 7hrs/week - VO2 max > 40 and 45 mg/kg/min (for women and men respectively) - Otherwise healthy individuals Exclusion Criteria: - Pregnant or breastfeeding women - Individuals with endocrine disorders, hypercholesterolemia, cardiovascular diseases, gut diseases, cancer, anemia, hypoglycemia - Medication for lipids, diabetes, hypertension, inflammation, autoimmune diseases, mood disorders - Excessive alcohol consumption (more than two drinks by day for men, one for women), smoking, drug use, supplements or natural products consumption during the study

Additional Information

Official title The Effect of Ribose on Performance and Recovery in Athletes
Principal investigator Benoît Lamarche, PhD
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in November 2012.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Laval University.