Based on the traditional Chinese medical theory,the effects of traditional Chinese herbal preparation for invigoration the kidney on the adjustment of low serum testosterone to prolonged,heavy load swimming and on physical performance in rate were observed. the results indicated that:(1) Swimming exercise with a load of 5% BW for 6 weeks resulted in low serum testosterone remarkably. (2)The appropriate application of traditional Chinese herbal preparation for invigoration the kidney prevented the appearance of exer- cise induced low serum testosterone.(3) Applying traditional Chinese herbal preparation for invigoration the kidney enhanced rats' physical performance,resulting in endruing higher swimming load.
Chinese Journal of Sports Medicine
exercise,testosterone,traditional Chinese herbal for invigoration the kidney