The effect of sauna bathing on lipid profile in young, physically active, male subjects

  title={The effect of sauna bathing on lipid profile in young, physically active, male subjects},
  author={Dorota Gryka and Wanda Pilch and Marta Szarek and Zbigniew Szyguła and Łukasz Tota},
  journal={International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health},
  • Dorota GrykaW. Pilch Ł. Tota
  • Published 7 July 2014
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
ObjectivesThe aim of the study was to evaluate effects of Finnish sauna bathing on lipid profile in healthy, young men.Material and MethodsSixteen male subjects (20–23 years) were subjected to 10 sauna bathing sessions in a Finnish sauna every 1 or 2 days. The mean sauna temperature was 90±2°C, while humidity was 5–16%. Each session consisted of three 15-minute parts and a 2-minute cool-down between them. The following measurements were taken before and after the sauna sessions: body mass… 

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