# Influence of the menstrual cycle and oral contraceptives on thermoregulatory responses to exercise in young women

• Published 1993 in
European Journal of Applied Physiology and…

#### Abstract

Thermoregulatory responses to exercise in relation to the phase of the menstrual cycle were studied in ten women taking oral contraceptives (P) and in ten women not taking oral contraceptives (NP). Each subject was tested for maximal aerobic capacity ( $$\dot VO_{2max}$$ ) and for 50% $$\dot VO_{2max}$$ exercise in the follicular (F) and luteal (L) phases… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00864229