The effects of running and meditation on beta-endorphin, corticotropin-releasing hormone and cortisol in plasma, and on mood.
Posted in Exercise on Aug 24th, 2011
Biol Psychol. 1995 Jun;40(3):251-65. Harte JL, Eifert GH, Smith R. School of Behavioral Sciences, James Cook University of North Queensland, Townsville, Australia. Abstract The relations between three hormones of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical (HPA) axis, beta-endorphin (beta-EP), corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) and cortisol, and mood change were examined in 11 elite runners and 12 highly trained mediators matched [...]