Linda Ekenros
Karolinska Institutet
Publications 4
#1Linda Ekenros (KI: Karolinska Institutet)H-Index: 3
#2Torbjörn Bäckström (Umeå University)H-Index: 54
Last.Cecilia Fridén (KI: Karolinska Institutet)H-Index: 10
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AbstractIt is not clear whether oral contraceptive (OC) treatment affects premenstrual symptoms in women. The aim of the present study was to evaluate changes in premenstrual symptoms (PMS) in women starting to use or discontinuing the use of OCs. Twenty-four healthy women with no previous diagnosis of premenstrual dysphoric disorder were included in this study with a prospective crossover design. Nineteen women completed daily ratings of somatic and mood symptoms during two hormonally different...
#1Linda Ekenros (KI: Karolinska Institutet)H-Index: 3
#2Zoi Papoutsi (KI: Karolinska Institutet)H-Index: 4
Last.A. Lindén Hirschberg (KI: Karolinska Institutet)H-Index: 3
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Aim Variations in sex hormone levels during the menstrual cycle may affect neuromuscular performance and the risk of sustaining musculoskeletal injury in women. The aim of this study was to investigate mRNA and protein levels for sex steroid hormone receptors in skeletal muscle in three distinct phases of the menstrual cycle. Methods Fifteen, healthy women with regular menstrual cycles participated in the study. Muscle biopsies from the vastus lateralis were obtained in three hormonally verified...
OBJECTIVE: The primary aim of this study was to compare muscle strength in the upper and lower limb as well as hop performance during oral contraceptive (OC) use with non-OC use in the same woman. A secondary aim was to compare muscle strength and hop performance within 3 specific phases of an OC cycle as well as during a menstrual cycle of the corresponding cycle days (non-OC cycle). DESIGN: Crossover. SETTING: Research laboratory. PARTICIPANTS: Seventeen moderate to highly recreationally activ...
#1Linda Ekenros (KI: Karolinska Institutet)H-Index: 3
#2Angelica Lindén Hirschberg (KI: Karolinska Institutet)H-Index: 34
Last.Cecilia Fridén (KI: Karolinska Institutet)H-Index: 10
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Objective. This study investigates postural control among women with and without premenstrual symptoms (PMS) on oral contraceptive (OC) treatment. Design. Prospective repeated measures design. Sett ...