Sexual Activity before Sports Competition: A Systematic Review

@article{Stefani2016SexualAB,
  title={Sexual Activity before Sports Competition: A Systematic Review},
  author={Laura Stefani and Giorgio Galanti and Johnny Padulo and Nicola Luigi Bragazzi and Nicola Maffulli},
  journal={Frontiers in Physiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={7}
}
Sexual activity before competition has been considered as a possible cause for reduced performance since ancient Greece and Rome. Recently, the hypothesis that optimal sport performance could be influenced by a variety of factors including sexual activity before competition has been investigated. However, few scientific data are available, with the exception of anecdotal reports of individual experiences. The present systematic review focused on the current scientific evidence on the effects of… Expand
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