Does physical exercise influence bowel transit time in healthy young men?

@article{Coenen1992DoesPE,
  title={Does physical exercise influence bowel transit time in healthy young men?},
  author={C H Coenen and Martin Wegener and B. Wedmann and Gregory L. Schmidt and Simone Hoffmann},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1992},
  volume={87 3},
  pages={292-5}
}
An examination was performed on 20 healthy men, who had a specific diet, to test the influence of moderate physical activity on bowel transit. During a 3-day pause and a 3-day phase of easy sports activity (jogging), oro-anal transit was measured with the help of radiopaque markers (Hinton method). While the subject was under exertion, the entire weight of stool rose significantly (743 vs. 600 g), whereas we found no significant influence on the oro-anal transit time (39 vs. 48 h) or on stool… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
20 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 20 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…