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International Journal of Sports Technology, 2022, 3(4); doi: 10.38007/IJST.2022.030404.

Effects of Nutritional Intervention on Immune Function of Martial Arts Athletes


Habiba Sadia

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Habiba Sadia

University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia


In recent years, many experiments have proved that there is a complex relationship between an individual's dietary situation and immune function, nutritional deficiency or excessive nutrition have a certain impact on immune function. As a traditional sport with a long history in China, Martial arts routine requires athletes to have appropriate weight and appropriate body fat rate, which are the physiological basis for completing difficult movements. Studies have shown that strenuous exercise or long-term overtraining can cause a temporary decline in immune function, and nutrition is an important factor in maintaining health. The impact of malnutrition on the immune system has always been concerned, and some malnourished athletes may be more prone to immunosuppression Reaction phenomenon.Therefore, studying the mechanism and relationship between nutrition and immune function of Martial arts routine athletes will help us to better promote the practical application of nutrition in Martial arts sports, and provide theoretical basis and experimental basis for strengthening scientific training and reasonable nutrition supplement. To study the effects of nutritional intervention on the immune function of Martial arts athletes. 14 excellent Martial arts athletes as the research object, using food weighing method, to study their dietary nutrition status, and set up the nutrition supplement group and the placebo, nutrition intervention plan formulation, the use of automatic biochemical analyzer test subjects of blood biochemical indexes, and observed by flow cytometry instrument subjects part immune index changes. Results: The actual total calorie value of dietary nutrition of Martial arts athletes was significantly lower than the scientific recommendation value, and the proportion of carbohydrate, fat and protein intake was unbalanced (for example, the recommended intake of carbohydrate was 100, and the actual intake was 87.42±18.48). The recommended protein value is 100, and the actual intake is 93.04±19.35). According to the data in Table 2, the energy value of breakfast before intervention was only 22.42±5.62, while the energy value of breakfast after intervention was 25.31±4.66.After taking the fortifier and the placebo, there were significant differences between the two groups. Nutrition intervention can improve the immune function of Martial arts athletes and promote their fatigue recovery. The supplementation of protein powder is helpful to improve the protein nutrition level of Martial arts athletes, which is manifested as the increase of hemoglobin and proprotein levels and the improvement of immune function.Finally, through experiments, it is found that nutritional intervention can have a huge impact on the immune function of martial arts athletes. Nutritional intervention can promote the immune function of martial arts athletes and achieve the purpose of improving the physical fitness of martial arts athletes.


Nutrition Intervention, Martial Arts Routine, Martial Arts Athletes, Body Immune

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Habiba Sadia. Effects of Nutritional Intervention on Immune Function of Martial Arts Athletes. International Journal of Sports Technology (2022), Vol. 3, Issue 4: 50-63. https://doi.org/10.38007/IJST.2022.030404.


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