Physical fitness, endurance training, and the growth hormone-insulin-like growth factor I system in adolescent females.

@article{Eliakim1996PhysicalFE,
  title={Physical fitness, endurance training, and the growth hormone-insulin-like growth factor I system in adolescent females.},
  author={Alon F Eliakim and Jo Anne Brasel and Subburaman Mohan and Thomas Barstow and Nancy Berman and Dan M. Cooper},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={1996},
  volume={81 11},
  pages={3986-92}
}
We examined the relationship between physical fitness and circulating components of the GH-insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) system [i.e. GH, GH-binding protein (GHBP), IGF-I, and IGF-binding proteins 1-5 (IGFBP-1 through-5)] in adolescent females (age range, 15-17 yr). The study consisted of 1) a cross-sectional protocol (n = 23) in which GH-IGF-I… CONTINUE READING