oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Cortisol and testosterone responses to training and competition stress in ice-dance skaters a case study
|Article Title||Cortisol and testosterone responses to training and competition stress in ice-dance skaters a case study|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 *Institute of Sport, Warsaw, Poland. **Academy of Physical Education, Warsaw, Poland. ***Polish Federation of Ice-Dancing, Warsaw, Poland. ****Endocrine Section, Applied Physiology Laboratory, University of North Carolina, USA|
|Publication Date||Feb 2002|
|Pages||23 - 25|
|Keyword(s)||Anaerobic exercise metabolism, Competition periods, Decrease in resting cortisol levels, Metabolic markers, Post-routine lactate concentrations and Training|
Extensive research exists on the skating sports of ice hockey and speed skating. This research shows that these sports are physically demanding and stressful activities. Figure skating and ice-dance skating are Winter Olympic sports, yet little is known about the level of physiological stress in these sports.
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