Vol. 26 (4) 2005 Neuro endocrinology letters

The effects of exercise on the immune system and stress hormones in sportswomen.

BACKGROUND: Despite the numerous studies controversial results exist in specific immune response to exercise. The aim of this study was to determining the differences in the humoral immune parameters, serum ACTH and cortisol levels existing between sportswomen and sedentary subjects and the effect of acute aerobic and anaerobic exercise.....