Exercise and brain neurotransmission.

  title={Exercise and brain neurotransmission.},
  author={Romain Meeusen and Kenny de Meirleir},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  volume={20 3},
Physical exercise influences the central dopaminergic, noradrenergic and serotonergic systems. A number of studies have examined brain noradrenaline (norepinephrine), serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine; 5-HT) and dopamine with exercise. Although there are great discrepancies in experimental protocols, the results indicate that there is evidence in favour of changes in synthesis and metabolism of monoamines during exercise. There is a possibility that the interactions between brain neurotransmitters… CONTINUE READING


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