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Effect of Exercise on Reproductive Hormones in Female Athletes

  title={Effect of Exercise on Reproductive Hormones in Female Athletes},
  author={M. Mohamed and Maryam Mosavat and Mitra Ossadat Mirsanjari},
Female athlete who engages in high intensity exercise is at risk as a consequence of hormonal changes which result in menstrual disturbances. Impaired production of gonadotrophins, which leads to luteal phase deficiency and anovulation, is a common hormonal finding with exercise-induced menstrual disturbances. There is a strong agreement in responsibility of low energy availability due to imbalance between energy intake and energy expenditure during exercise to impairment hypothalamus ovarian… Expand
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