Hydrogen and Exercise

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Zhou K, Liu M, Wang Y, et al. Effects of molecular hydrogen supplementation on fatigue and aerobic capacity in healthy adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Frontiers in Nutrition. 2023;10:1094767. doi:https://doi.org/10.3389/fnut.2023.1094767

Patrik Drid, Tatjana Trivic, Casals C, Trivić S, Stojanovic M, Ostojic SM. Is molecular hydrogen beneficial to enhance post-exercise recovery in female athletes? 2016;31(4):207-213. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scispo.2016.04.010

Kawamura T, Higashida K, Muraoka I. Application of Molecular Hydrogen as a Novel Antioxidant in Sports Science. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity. 2020;2020:1-7. doi:https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/2328768

Botek M, Krejčí J, Valenta M, et al. Molecular Hydrogen Positively Affects Physical and Respiratory Function in Acute Post-COVID-19 Patients: A New Perspective in Rehabilitation. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2022;19(4):1992. doi:https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph1904199

Dong G, Fu J, Bao D, Zhou J. Short-Term Consumption of Hydrogen-Rich Water Enhances Power Performance and Heart Rate Recovery in Dragon Boat Athletes: Evidence from a Pilot Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2022;19(9):5413. doi:https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19095413
Botek M, Khanna D, Krejčí J, et al. Molecular Hydrogen Mitigates Performance Decrement during Repeated Sprints in Professional Soccer Players. Nutrients. 2022;14(3):508. doi:https://doi.org/10.3390/nu1403050
LeBaron TW, Laher I, Kura B, Slezak J. Hydrogen gas: from clinical medicine to an emerging ergogenic molecule for sports athletes. Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology. 2019;97(9):797-807. doi:https://doi.org/10.1139/cjpp-2019-006 
Botek M, Krejčí J, McKune AJ, Sládečková B, Naumovski N. Hydrogen Rich Water Improved Ventilatory, Perceptual and Lactate Responses to Exercise. International Journal of Sports Medicine. 2019;40(14):879-885. doi:https://doi.org/10.1055/a-0991-0268


Mikami T, Tano K, Lee H, et al. Drinking hydrogen water enhances endurance and relieves psychometric fatigue: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology. 2019;97(9):857-862. doi:https://doi.org/10.1139/cjpp-2019-0059

Aoki K, Nakao A, Adachi T, Matsui Y, Miyakawa S. Pilot study: Effects of drinking hydrogen-rich water on muscle fatigue caused by acute exercise in elite athletes. Medical Gas Research. 2012;2(1):12. doi:https://doi.org/10.1186/2045-9912-2-12


Javorac D, Stajer V, Ratgeber L, et al. Hydrotherapy with hydrogen-rich water compared with RICE protocol following acute ankle sprain in professional athletes: a randomized non-inferiority pilot trial. Research in Sports Medicine. 2020;29(6):517-525. doi:https://doi.org/10.1080/15438627.2020.1868468

 Javorac D, Stajer V, Ostojic S. Case Report: Acute hydrotherapy with super-saturated hydrogen-rich water for ankle sprain in a professional athlete. F1000Research. 2020;9:245. doi:https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.22850.1

 Javorac D, Stajer V, Ratgeber L, Betlehem J, Ostojic S. Short-term H2 inhalation improves running performance and torso strength in healthy adults. Biology of Sport. 2019;36(4):333-339. doi:https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2019.8875

Sha JB, Zhang SS, Lu YM, et al. Effects of the long-term consumption of hydrogen-rich water on the antioxidant activity and the gut flora in female juvenile soccer players from Suzhou, China. Medical Gas Research. 2019;8(4):135-143. doi:https://doi.org/10.4103/2045-9912.248263


Koyama K, Shibayama Y, Dobashi S, Arisawa T, Fukuoka T. Impact of hydrogen-rich gas mixture inhalation through nasal cannula during post-exercise recovery period on subsequent oxidative stress, muscle damage, and exercise performances in men. Medical Gas Research. 2020;10(4):155. doi:https://doi.org/10.4103/2045-9912.304222

Tarnava A. Supersaturated Hydrogen-Rich Water Hydrotherapy for Recovery of Acute Injury to the Proximal Phalanges on the 5th Toe: A Case Report. The Journal of Science and Medicine. 2021;2(4). doi:https://doi.org/10.37714/josam.v2i4.57
Todorovic N, Javorac D, Stajer V, Ostojic SM. The Effects of Supersaturated Hydrogen-Rich Water Bathing on Biomarkers of Muscular Damage and Soreness Perception in Young Men Subjected to High-Intensity Eccentric Exercise. Bosch A, ed. Journal of Sports Medicine. 2020;2020:1-5. doi:https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/8836070


Zanini D, Stajer V, Ostojic SM. Hydrogen vs. Caffeine for Improved Alertness in Sleep-Deprived Humans. Neurophysiology. 2020;52(1):67-72. doi:https://doi.org/10.1007/s11062-020-09852-7

 Exercise training. The Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine. 2018;7(6):415-431. doi:https://doi.org/10.7600/jpfsm.7.415

Sundararajan P. A systematic literature review of the effects of molecular hydrogen during exercise. Journal of the International Foot & Ankle Foundation. 2022;1(7). doi:https://doi.org/10.55067/jifaf.v1i7.21