Association of physical activity with reproductive hormones: the Penn Ovarian Aging Study.

@article{Schmitz2007AssociationOP,
  title={Association of physical activity with reproductive hormones: the Penn Ovarian Aging Study.},
  author={Kathryn H. Schmitz and Hui Lin and Mary D. Sammel and Clarissa R Gracia and Deborah Nelson and Shiv Kapoor and Tracey L DeBlasis and Ellen W. Freeman},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 10},
  pages={2042-7}
}
BACKGROUND Physical activity is associated with reduced risk for breast cancer, perhaps through reductions in circulating reproductive hormones (estrogens and androgens). There may also be a role for physical activity in regulating menopausal symptoms. Few studies have examined associations of physical activity on hormone levels. None have examined the potential effect of the menopausal transition on the associations between physical activity and reproductive hormone levels. MATERIALS AND… CONTINUE READING

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