Effect of exercise on the onset of puberty, gonadotropins, and ovarian inhibin.

@article{PellerinMassicotte1987EffectOE,
  title={Effect of exercise on the onset of puberty, gonadotropins, and ovarian inhibin.},
  author={J Pellerin-Massicotte and Guy R. Brisson and Carole St-Pierre and Patrice Rioux and Daniel Rajotte},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology},
  year={1987},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={1165-73}
}
Swimming 6 h/day from 11 days of age led to a significant delay of the onset of puberty of female rats compared with the sedentary group. Rats who were in contact with water but without the energy expenditure due to exercise (paddlers) had their vaginal opening in a middle point between control and exercising rats. Vaginal opening occurred at different ages… CONTINUE READING