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 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.5472/marumj.518732
  • Journal Name: MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.14-19
  • Keywords: High fat diet, Exercise, Sperm parameters, BODY-MASS INDEX, METABOLIC SYNDROME, SEMEN PARAMETERS, MEN, TESTOSTERONE, IMPACT, ASSOCIATION, HEALTH
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes

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.