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Response of Soluble Transferrin Receptor and Iron-Related Parametres to Iron Supplementation in Elite, Iron-Depleted, Nonanemic Female Athletes

Pitsis, G C; Fallon, Kieran; Fallon, Stewart; Fazakerley, Rosemary


Objectives: To assess the effect of short-term iron supplementation on soluble transferrin receptor (sTfR) and the soluble transferrin receptor/log ferritin ratio in a group of elite, iron-depleted, nonanemic female athletes and to assess the relationship between soluble transferrin receptor and serum ferritin in a group of elite, iron-depleted female athletes. Design: A prospective, interventional study and an observation at 1 point in time. The primary inclusion criteria for each component of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine
DOI: 10.1097/00042752-200409000-00009


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