Can estrogens diminish exercise induced muscle damage?

@article{Tiidus1995CanED,
  title={Can estrogens diminish exercise induced muscle damage?},
  author={Peter M Tiidus},
  journal={Canadian journal of applied physiology = Revue canadienne de physiologie appliquee},
  year={1995},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={26-38}
}
  • Peter M Tiidus
  • Published 1995 in
    Canadian journal of applied physiology = Revue…
Estrogens are female sex hormones that may also protect against peroxidative damage of membrane lipids and low density lipoproteins (LDL). Studies have reported that female rats have greater protection against free radical induced lipid peroxidation and muscle damage consequent to exercise than do male rats. It has been suggested that the lower susceptibility to exercise induced oxidative stress and muscle membrane disruption of female rats may be due primarily to the antioxidant and membrane… CONTINUE READING

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