The effects of three different exercise modalities on markers of male reproduction in healthy subjects: a randomized controlled trial

17 Dec 2016Behzad Hajizadeh Maleki, Bakhtyar Tartibian and Mohammad Chehrazi

All exercise groups, when compared with no exercise, had improved sperm quality across all measures.

Randomized Controlled Trial
12 effects
30 days
397 subjects

Reported Outcomes

CausesOutcomeCertainty

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Selfcare risk & protective factor

Fertility Reproductive outcome
Minor increase risk of Fertility
Reproductive system

Moderate evidence
1.0%

Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Running speed Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Running speed
Musculoskeletal system

Moderate evidence
1.0%

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Selfcare risk & protective factor

Running speed Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Running speed
Musculoskeletal system

Moderate evidence
1.0%

Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor decreased risk of Obesity
Musculoskeletal system

High evidence
-1.0%

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Selfcare risk & protective factor

Inflammation Lymphatic outcome
Minor decreased risk of Inflammation
Lymphatic system

High evidence
-3.0%

Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Fertility Reproductive outcome
Minor increase risk of Fertility
Reproductive system

High evidence
11.0%

Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Fat Oxidation Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Fat Oxidation
Musculoskeletal system

High evidence
3.0%

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Selfcare risk & protective factor

Fat Oxidation Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Fat Oxidation
Musculoskeletal system

High evidence
3.0%

Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Oxidative stress Lymphatic outcome
Minor decreased risk of Oxidative stress
Lymphatic system

High evidence
-3.0%

Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Inflammation Lymphatic outcome
Decreased risk of Inflammation
Lymphatic system

Moderate evidence
-36.0%

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Selfcare risk & protective factor

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor decreased risk of Obesity
Musculoskeletal system

High evidence
-1.0%

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Selfcare risk & protective factor

Oxidative stress Lymphatic outcome
Minor decreased risk of Oxidative stress
Lymphatic system

High evidence
-3.0%