Ameliorating effects of exercise on disrupted epididymal sperm parameters in high fat diet-induced obese rats


Acikel Elmas M. , ARBAK S. , ERCAN F.

MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.32, no.1, pp.14-19, 2019 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.5472/marumj.518732
  • Title of Journal : MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.14-19

Abstract

Objective: Obesity causes male infertility problems and affects the sperm quality. Recent studies have shown that exercise has positive effects on male fertility. The present study aimed to show the effects of swimming exercise on the epididymal sperm number, motility and morphology in hight fat diet (HFD)-induced obese rats.