Increased Muscular 5α-Dihydrotestosterone in Response to Resistance Training Relates to Skeletal Muscle Mass and Glucose Metabolism in Type 2 Diabetic Rats
- Publisher: Public Library of Science
(issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
Research Article | Insulin | Androgens | Anatomy | Hormones | Exercise | Diabetes Mellitus | Gastrocnemius Muscles | Endocrine Disorders | Sports Science | Muscles | Public and Occupational Health | Physical Fitness | Steroid Hormones | Lipid Hormones | Skeletal Muscles | Strength Training | Metabolic Disorders | Biology and Life Sciences | Testosterone | Musculoskeletal System | Medicine | Physical Activity | Q | R | Type 2 Diabetes | Sports and Exercise Medicine | Science | Biochemistry | Medicine and Health Sciences | Diabetic Endocrinology | Endocrinology
Regular resistance exercise induces skeletal muscle hypertrophy and improvement of glycemic control in type 2 diabetes patients. Administration of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), a sex steroid hormone precursor, increases 5α-dihydrotestosterone (DHT) synthesis and is ass...