Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Islam Sultan Agung (UNISSULA) Semarang - Indonesia
The Difference in The Effect Between The Oxygenated and Mineral Water on The O2 Saturation And Urine pH
Design and method: In this crossover study, 46 subjects were randomly assigned to either oxygenated water or mineral water for 24 hours followed by a crossover to the other regimen for an additional 24 hours of treatment. After 100 m sprint running for 20 minutes, the oxygen saturation and urine pH of the subjects were assessed.
Result:The mean oxygen saturation before and after the treatment of oxygenated water were 96.78Â±1.32 and 97.61Â±0.93 respectively. The mean oxygen saturation before and after the mineral water treatment was 97.35Â±0.85 and 97.01Â±1.04 respectively. The urine pH after the administration of oxygenated water and mineral water were 6.643Â±0.69 and 6.585Â±0,58 respectively. Wilcoxon test resulted in no significant difference in pH after the treatment of oxygenated water and mineral water (p=0.498). Urine pH after the treatment of oxygenated water was found to be higher compared to that of mineral water.
Conclusion: the oxygenated water increases the O2 saturation and urine pH compared to mineral water (Sains Medika, 3(2):162-167).
Keywords: oxygenated water; mineral water; pH urine; oxygen saturation; exercise.