A follow-up of GH-dependent biomarkers during a 6-month period of the sporting season of male and female athletes.

@article{Sartorio2006AFO,
  title={A follow-up of GH-dependent biomarkers during a 6-month period of the sporting season of male and female athletes.},
  author={Alessandro Sartorio and Marc Jubeau and Fiorenza Agosti and Nicoletta Marazzi and Andrea Rigamonti and Eugenio E. M{\"u}ller and Nicola Angelo Maffiuletti},
  journal={Journal of endocrinological investigation},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={237-43}
}
In order to verify the effects of the sporting season (entailing periods of training, competition, recovery, resting) on GH-dependent parameters in male and female athletes from different sporting disciplines, 47 male and female athletes (3 rowers, 5 swimmers, 7 alpine skiers, 3 soccer players, 7 middle distance runners, 14 sprinters, 4 triathletes, 1 road walker, 3 cyclists) were followed-up for a period of 6 months. Blood samples were taken every two months for the evaluation of IGF-I, N… CONTINUE READING