Navigation Links
Mountain biking connected to infertility

According to this new research on mountain biking it is observed that it could decrease a man's fertility. Dr.Ferdinand Frauscher, M.D., from University Hospital in Innsbruck, Austria,// presented his findings of a study that looked at fertility in male mountain bikers. 45 extreme mountain bikers and 30 non-bikers took part in the study. An extreme biker was defined as someone who rides more than two hours a day, six days a week, and more than 3,000 miles a year.

In his presentation, Dr. Frauscher said more than 10 million Americans mountain bike, a number that has risen in recent years. While the sport has been associated for some time with erectile dysfunction, this study looked at whether there is a link between the sport and reduced fertility.

Semen analysis was performed on the bikers and non-bikers and the two groups were compared. Dr. Frauscher reported at today's meeting that bikers had a sperm count of 22 million/ml and 30 percent motility. Non-bikers showed a sperm count of 48 million/ml and a motility of 50 percent. According to him both are statistically significant.

Further analysis by Dr. Frauscher and colleagues suggests the reduction in count and motility may be related to vascular damage caused by continuous trauma to the testicles. The ultrasound images taken during the study also indicate mountain bikers have an increased risk for calcifications in the testicles and other problems, which may increase a man's risk for testicular cancer.

Dr. Frauscher propose that men who mountain bike use a bike with a shock absorber as well as padded cushions and shorts to reduce the amount of trauma inflicted on the testicles.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Spread Of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Is A Probability, Say Experts
2. Mountain Biking Results In Serious Injuries
3. Antioxidants Could Halt Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
4. ‘Braveheart’- Woman Becomes First to Climb Mountains After Heart Transplat
5. Sex exploitation connected to Schizophrenia
6. Diet, Sunlight connected to Breast Cancer Risk
7. Mutation connected to Osteoporosis
8. Tobacco and alcohol connected to larger health problems
9. Toxin connected to Flesh-eating Pneumonia in Kids
10. Leptin connected to obesity blood clots
11. Ulcer Surgery connected to danger of Pancreatic Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/6/2016)... Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) , ... February 06, 2016 , ... ... can quickly and easily add warm color grades to their footage. A LUT is ... changes every pixel's color to the corresponding color indicated by the table. By manipulating ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... , ... Steven Tonkinson, 36, of Coconut Grove, Florida, ran the Miami Marathon ... 2003. This year, he ran all 26.2 miles with a green 25-pound ShelterBox strapped ... Heat. , This Sunday, while many are watching the Superbowl, Steven Tonkinson will strap ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... & Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 ... ... of Activz Whole-Food Nutrition , announced that the much-anticipated feature with author Jahnavi ... New Really Cool Humans Amateur TV Network. , Each week, on his weekly Whole-Food ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... The Muscular Dystrophy Association ... restaurants, launched the 14th annual “Appetite for a Cure” campaign on Feb. 1 ... ALS and related diseases that severely limit strength and mobility. , Now ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... College President George H. Van Allen have signed a joint enrollment and degree ... a seamless pathway toward associate and baccalaureate degrees at FHU|Dickson. , The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/5/2016)... , February 5, 2016 ... Market Research report states that the global active pharmaceuticals ... and is predicted to reach US$185.9 bn by 2020. ... 6.50% from 2014 to 2020. The title of the ... Captive/Contract Manufactured, by Geography, and by Therapeutic Area) - ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... India , February 5, 2016 ... a new market research report "Fetal (Labor & Delivery) ... & Antepartum), Warmer, Incubator, Pulse Oximeter, Phototherapy/Jaundice Management Devices, ... published by MarketsandMarkets, This report studies the global market ... market is estimated at USD 6.28 Billion in 2015 ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... February 4, 2016 France , ... , UK, and Israel ). It includes a ... and 3 GD, segmented by age and sex in these markets. GD ... EpiCast Report is in-depth, high quality, transparent and market-driven, providing expert analysis ... , Germany , Italy , ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: