Physical work causes suppression of ovarian function in women.

  title={Physical work causes suppression of ovarian function in women.},
  author={Grazyna Jasieńska and Peter T Ellison},
  journal={Proceedings. Biological sciences},
  volume={265 1408},
The suppression of reproductive function is known to occur in women engaging in activities that require high energetic expenses, such as sport participation and subsistence work. It is still unclear, however, if reproductive suppression is a response to high levels of energy expenditure, or only to the resulting state of negative energy balance. To our knowledge, this study provides the first evidence that work-related energy expenditure alone, without associated negative energy balance, can… CONTINUE READING

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