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Statistical study of changes in motor quality (speed) following a moderate beer consumption

  • Catalin Ionite1
  • Marius Turnea1
  • Mihai Ilea1
  • Mariana Rotariu1

1University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Grigore T. Popa" Iasi, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medical Bioengineering, 700115 Iasi, Romania

DOI: 10.31083/jomh.2021.017 Vol.17,Issue 3,July 2021 pp.110-121

Submitted: 29 December 2020 Accepted: 18 January 2021

Published: 08 July 2021

*Corresponding Author(s): Mihai Ilea E-mail: ileamihai2004@yahoo.com mihail.ilea@umfiasi.ro

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Abstract

Background and objectives: Beer consumed in moderation (330 mL/day for women and 660 mL/day for men, up to 5% alcohol) may have certain benefits for the human body, due to natural ingredients, but especially due to important sources of protein, fiber and antioxidants. According to specialized studies, beer consumed in moderation can have beneficial effects on the body.

Materials and methods: The study was conducted on 50 subjects selected based on characteristics such as age, height, weight and not after exercising or doing physical activities. All research subjects benefited from two evaluations (initial and final), consisting of: physical examination, EKG examination, body hydration analysis, adipose tissue analysis, muscle tissue analysis, heart rate analysis and speed motor quality. These analyses were performed daily for a period of seven days, both for the initial and the final evaluation (a total of 14 days of assessments).

Results: Between the two evaluations, subjects consumed 660 mL of beer with up to 5% alcohol daily (WHO recommended dose) for 30 days. The results obtained (at the initial and final evaluation) were inventoried and statistically processed using statistical programs. It was found that moderate beer consumption (660 mL of beer with up to 5% alcohol) daily for a period of 30 days can lead to an increase in body hydration, a decrease in adipose tissue as well as an increase in muscle mass. In addition, a decrease in heart rate was observed after physical activity (short running on 100 m), which leads us to a better adaptation of the body after intense physical effort.

Discussion and conclusion: Moderate beer consumption (660 mL/day for men, up to 5% alcohol, WHO recommended dose) can have beneficial effects on body hydration, adipose and muscle tissue, and better adaptation of the body after intense physical effort.

Keywords

Motor quality; Speed; Statistical study; Moderate beer consumption

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Catalin Ionite,Marius Turnea,Mihai Ilea,Mariana Rotariu. Statistical study of changes in motor quality (speed) following a moderate beer consumption. Journal of Men's Health. 2021. 17(3);110-121.

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