Asian Journal of Sports Medicine

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Parachute Jumping Induces More Sympathetic Activation Than Cortisol Secretion in First-Time Parachutists

Giovanni Messina 1 , * , Sergio Chieffi 1 , Andrea Viggiano 2 , Domenico Tafuri 3 , Giuseppe Cibelli 4 , Anna Valenzano 4 , Antonio Ivano Triggiani 4 , Antonietta Messina 1 , Vincenzo De Luca 5 and Marcellino Monda 1
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1 Department of Experimental Medicine, Section of Human Physiology, Second University Of Naples, Naples, Italy
2 Department of Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy
3 Department of Motor Sciences and Wellness, University of Naples Parthenope, Naples, Italy
4 Department of Biomedical Sciences, University Of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
5 Department of Psychiatry, University Of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Article information
  • Asian Journal of Sports Medicine: March 01, 2016, 7 (1); e26841
  • Published Online: March 8, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 28, 2015
  • Accepted: November 28, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/asjsm.26841

To Cite: Messina G, Chieffi S, Viggiano A, Tafuri D, Cibelli G, et al. Parachute Jumping Induces More Sympathetic Activation Than Cortisol Secretion in First-Time Parachutists, Asian J Sports Med. 2016 ; 7(1):e26841. doi: 10.5812/asjsm.26841.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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