Usual physical activity and endogenous sex hormones in postmenopausal women: the European prospective investigation into Cancer-Norfolk population study

Mei-Fen Chan, Mitch Dowsett, Elizabeth Folkerd, Sheila Bingham, Nicholas Wareham, Robert Luben, Ailsa Welch, Kay-Tee Khaw

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Short-term trials indicate that intensive physical activity may influence endogenous sex hormone concentrations. However, the relationship between usual daily physical activity and endogenous hormones in postmenopausal women in the general population is still uncertain.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)900-905
Number of pages6
JournalCancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2007


  • 17-alpha-Hydroxyprogesterone
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Androstenedione
  • Cohort Studies
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Estradiol
  • Estrone
  • Female
  • Great Britain
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Motor Activity
  • Postmenopause
  • Prospective Studies
  • Questionnaires
  • Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin
  • Testosterone

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