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Table 8 Results according to tests performed and subjects analyzed

From: Hormonal aspects of overtraining syndrome: a systematic review

Parameter FOR-induced athletes Previously affected subjects
Cortisol Normal results – 11 (68.8%) Reduced levels – 5 (31.2%) Total - 16 Normal results – 7 (50%) Increased levels – 2 (14.3%) Reduced levels – 5 (35.7%) Total - 14
ACTH Normal results – 3 (100%) Normal results – 6 (46.2%) Increased levels – 2 (15.3%) Reduced levels – 5 (38.5%) Total – 13
Serum catecholamines Normal results – 4 (66.7%) Reduced levels – 2 (33.3%) Total - 6 Normal results – 1 (20.0%) Increased levels – 2 (40.0%) Reduced levels – 2 (40.0%) Total – 5
GH Normal results – 5 (100%) Total - 5 Normal results – 1 (12.5%) Increased levels – 2 (25.0%) Reduced levels – 5 (62.5%) Total - 8
T/c Normal results – 5 (62.5%) Reduced levels – 3 (37.5%) Total - 8 Normal results – 1 (33.3%) Increased levels – 1 (33.3%) Reduced levels – 1 (33.3%) Total - 3
SHBG - Increased levels – 1 (100%)
IGF-1 Normal results – 1 (50.0%) Reduced levels – 1 (50.0%) Total - 2 Normal results – 1 (33.3%) Increased levels – 2 (66.7%) Total - 3
Free T Normal results – 1 (50.0%) Increased levels – 1 (50.0%) Total - 2 Reduced levels – 1 (100%)
Salivary C - Reduced levels – 2 (100%)
Salivary T - Increased levels – 1 (50.0%) Reduced levels – 1 (50.0%)
Total T Normal results – 11 (78.6%) Increased levels – 1 (7.1%) Reduced levels – 2 (14.3%) Total - 14 Normal results – 1 (33.3%) Reduced levels – 2 (66.7%) Total - 3
Insulin Normal results – 6 (85.7%) Reduced levels – 1 (14.3%) Total - 7 Normal results – 4 (80.0%) Reduced levels – 1 (20.0%) Total - 5
NUC Increased levels – 1 (25.0%) Reduced levels – 3 (75.0%) Total - 4 Normal results – 2 (100%)
IGFBP-3 - Reduced levels – 1 (100%)
IGF-1/IGFBP-3 - Increased levels – 1 (100%)
Prolactin Normal results – 4 (66.7%) Reduced levels – 2 (33.3%) Total - 6 Normal results – 1 (50.0%) Reduced levels – 1 (50.0%) Total - 2
LH Normal results – 6 (85.7%) Reduced levels – 1 (14.3%) Total – 7 -
FSH Normal results – 4 (80.0%) Reduced levels – 1 (20.0%) Total - 5 -
Aldosterone Normal results – 1 (16.7%) Increased levels – 2 (33.3%) Reduced levels – 3 (50.0%) Total - 6 -
DHEA-S Normal results – 1 (100%) -
Peptide F - Normal results – 1 (100%)
Fertility Reduced levels – 1 (100%) -
TSH Normal results – 4 (100%) -
T4 L Normal results – 2 (100%) -
T3 L Normal results – 2 (100%) -
16 h salivary C Increased levels – 1 (100%) -
Beta2 muscle receptor Reduced levels – 1 (100%) -
Total number of studies 21 (55.3%) 17 (44.7%)