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Table 2 Serum, salivary and urinary GH in response to moderate-intensity exercise

From: Growth Hormone Concentrations in Different Body Fluids Before and After Moderate Exercise

  Pre-Ex Post-Ex Post-Ex 30 Post-Ex 60
Serum (ng mL−1) 1.8 ± 1.2 8.2 ± 1.0*** 2.1 ± 0.5 0.7 ± 0.2
Saliva (pg mL−1) 0.6 ± 0.5 19.7 ± 6.0*** 24.3 ± 5.8*** 20.9 ± 8.3***
Salivafr (pg min−1) 0.2 ± 0.2 11.7 ± 3.8*** 14.4 ± 4.8*** 10.0 ± 4.2***
Urine (pg mL−1) 5.1 ± 1.9 79.2 ± 32.3** 128.0 ± 83.0*  
Urine (pg mol−1 Crt) 0.4 ± 0.2 9.3 ± 4.8** 20.9 ± 16.3*  
  1. Data are mean ± SEM (N = 11), significantly different from Pre-Ex
  2. Saliva fr saliva flow rate, Crt creatinine
  3. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001