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Brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) plays an important role in neuronal growth transmission, plasticity and overall central nervous system health. For this reason, this study was conducted to investigate the independent and combined effects of 4 week omega3 supplementation with plant (Flax seed extract), and animal (fish oil) origin, with or without plyometric training on BDNF serum concentration in active men. Participants were 42 physical education students that randomly divided into six groups. The training and combination groups performed 4 weeks of selected plyometric training. Furthermore, supplementary and combination groups consumed 3000 mg omega3 daily for 4 weeks. Data were analyzed using one-way ANOVA and tukey post hoc. Level of significant was p


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