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Hormonal responses to the stress of exercise.
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PMID:  2852459     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Exercise stimulates the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal and renin-angiotensin-aldosterone axes and causes growth hormone and prolactin release in an intensity-dependent fashion. Activation of the different endocrine responses examined occur at different exercise intensities. Subjects of differing training status respond similarly to matched exercise intensities. Highly trained subjects have elevated basal concentrations of ACTH and cortisol and a blunted response to exogenous corticotropin releasing hormone. These data are compatible with mild sustained hypercortisolism in highly trained runners.
A Luger; P A Deuster; P W Gold; D L Loriaux; G P Chrousos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Advances in experimental medicine and biology     Volume:  245     ISSN:  0065-2598     ISO Abbreviation:  Adv. Exp. Med. Biol.     Publication Date:  1988  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-03-27     Completed Date:  1989-03-27     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0121103     Medline TA:  Adv Exp Med Biol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  273-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland.
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MeSH Terms
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone / blood
Arousal / physiology*
Growth Hormone / blood
Hormones / blood*
Hydrocortisone / blood
Lactates / blood
Lactic Acid
Physical Fitness
Prolactin / blood
Stress, Physiological / blood*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Hormones; 0/Lactates; 50-21-5/Lactic Acid; 50-23-7/Hydrocortisone; 9002-60-2/Adrenocorticotropic Hormone; 9002-62-4/Prolactin; 9002-72-6/Growth Hormone

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