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MuayThai, Alanine Aminotransferase, Aspartate Aminotransferase, Creatine Kinase, Urine Red Blood Cell


     The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of MuayThai boxing match on alanine aminotransferase, aspartate aminotransferase, creatine kinase and urine red blood cell. Participants were male professional MuayThai boxers of Thailand National Sports University Mahasarakham Campus (N=10) age between 18-25 years old. Participants were assigned to take part in both control group (without MuayThai boxing match.,rest) and experimental group (with one match of MuayThai boxing) The participants took part in each group in random order crossover design technique (with at least 14 days between each group for wash-out period). Blood and urine samples were collected before, immediately after resting/boxing match and 8 hours after resting/boxing match to study alanine aminotransferase, aspartate aminotransferase, creatine kinase and urine red blood cell. Statistical analysis were as follows, mean, standard deviation, independent sample t-test was used to compare mean differences between groups, one-way repeated measures ANOVA was used to analyse mean differences within group with Bonferoni method for post hoc test. Statistical significance was accepted at P-value <0.05. Results showed significant differences (P<0.05) between control group and experimental group for alanine aminotransferase, aspartate aminotransferase, urine red blood cell and creatine kinase concentrations at immediately after the boxing match and 8 hours after the boxing match. In conclusion, the increment in injury biomarkers: alanine aminotransferase, aspartate aminotransferase, creatine kinase and urine red blood cell, were the indicators of liver, kidneys and muscle damage after MuayThai boxing match.
(Journal of Sports Science and Technology 2022; 22(1):99-112)
(Received: 28 October 2021, Revised: 1 April 2022, Accepted: 8 April 2022)
KEYWORDS: MuayThai/ Alanine Aminotransferase/ Aspartate Aminotransferase/ Creatine Kinase/
Urine Red Blood Cell
Corresponding Author: Mr. Pravet KETKAN
Faculty of Sports and Health Science, Thailand National Sports
University Mahasarakham campus


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