Intended for healthcare professionals

Papers And Originals

Androgen Responses during Physical Exercise

Br Med J 1973; 1 doi: (Published 03 March 1973) Cite this as: Br Med J 1973;1:520
  1. J. R. Sutton,
  2. M. J. Coleman,
  3. J. Casey,
  4. L. Lazarus


    The serum androgen response to physical exercise was studied in highly trained athletes and in normal male medical students. Serum androgens rose in response to maximal exercise and the rise was independent of serum luteinizing hormone. No response was obtained with submaximal exercise.