Testosterone, Growth Hormone and IGF-I Responses to Acute and Chronic Resistive Exercise in Men A...

19 Aug 1995B. J. Nicklas , A. J. Ryan , M. M. Treuth , S. M. Harman , M. R. Blackman, B. F. Hurley , M. A. Rogers

We conclude that an acute bout of resistive exercise causes a substantial hGH response in older men, but 16 wks of progressive resistive training does not affect baseline concentrations of the anabolic hormones.

Cohort Study
5 effects
16 weeks
13 subjects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Strength Training Selfcare risk & protective factor

Strength Musculoskeletal outcome
Strength
Musculoskeletal

Strong Increase

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Strength Training Selfcare risk & protective factor

Fat Oxidation Musculoskeletal outcome
Fat Oxidation
Musculoskeletal

Notable Increase

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Strength Training Selfcare risk & protective factor

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Obesity
Musculoskeletal

Notable Decrease

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Strength Training Selfcare risk & protective factor

Fertility Reproductive outcome
Fertility
Reproductive

Minor Increase

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Strength Training Selfcare risk & protective factor

Insulin-like Human Growth Hormone (IGF-1) Endocrine outcome

Minor Increase

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