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Ipogonadismo maschile indotto da esercizio fisico

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Gli effetti dell’esercizio fisico sulla funzione testicolare sono ad oggi poco studiati. Generalmente, il testosterone appare aumentato dopo l’esercizio fisico acuto e invariato/ridotto nell’esercizio fisico cronico. L’ipogonadismo maschile da esercizio fisico si associa a una riduzione del testosterone senza compromissione della performance fisica, a differenza della sindrome da sovrallenamento in cui diminuiscono anche la performance fisica e il benessere generale. La conoscenza di questi meccanismi è fondamentale per poter ottimizzare la salute degli atleti grazie a interventi nutrizionali mirati ed eventuali modifiche dell’allenamento.

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Emerenziani, G.P., Izzo, G., Greco, F. et al. Ipogonadismo maschile indotto da esercizio fisico. L'Endocrinologo 21, 417–423 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40619-020-00793-1

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