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"Sport Medicine Journal" No.38 - 2014
ARTICLE – abstract

The effects of short-term extract of Melissa officinalis supplement on hip circumference (swelling)
after aerobic exercise in a negative slope

Yengi Maleki Gholamhosein,  Hematfar Ahmad
Sport Physiology Department, Faculty of Post Graduate-Studies Sport Physiology Group,
Islamic Azad University Borujerd Branch,  Borujerd, Iran


The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of downhill running short of Melissa officinalis (MO) supplementation on the circumference (swelling)  amount  in the male athletes. For this purpose, 20 male athletes were randomly divided into two groups of 10 (supplement and placebo). Levels of total level of understanding thigh bruising and swelling in the ground state before and after the supplementation was measured. After collecting the data, ANOVA for repeated evaluation of time series and the Bonferroni post hoc test was significant, and t-test was used to evaluate difference between-groups. Meaningful level p>0.05 has been used. The findings of the study was  that total circumference (swelling)  levels less were increased in the supplement group than placebo. The amount of perceived soreness was lower in the supplement group, although the difference between groups was observed in the swelling of the thigh. But in both groups compared to the ground state of the thigh was swollen. Generally, it is concluded that the herbal supplement can affect on reduce swelling, bruising, elevated and perception of fatigue.
Key words:

Melissa officinalis, swelling, perceived soreness, eccentric contraction.

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