The association of cardiorespiratory fitness, body mass index, and age with testosterone levels at screening of healthy men undergoing preventive medical examinations: The Cooper Center Longitudinal Study

DeFina L. F. , Radford N. B. , Leonard D., Wilson R. K. , Cooper T. C. , Clark S. M. , ...More

MATURITAS, vol.118, pp.1-6, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 118
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2018.09.004
  • Title of Journal : MATURITAS
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-6


Background: Currently, exogenous hormone replacement is used in many men with hypogonadism without clear organic cause. This study examines the contribution of modifiable health behaviors, i.e., physical activity and weight control, to the maintenance of testosterone levels with aging.