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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 243572, 6 pages
Effects of Estrogen Fluctuation during the Menstrual Cycle on the Response to Stretch-Shortening Exercise in Females
1Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiotherapy, Lithuanian Sports University, Sporto 6, 44221 Kaunas, Lithuania
2Department of Physical Education, Kaunas University of Technology, K. Donelaičio g. 73, LT-44029 Kaunas, Lithuania
3Research Center for Fundamental and Clinical Movement Science, Lithuanian Sports University, Sporto 6, 44221 Kaunas, Lithuania
Received 19 April 2013; Revised 16 August 2013; Accepted 16 August 2013
Academic Editor: Jón Karlsson
Copyright © 2013 Saulė Sipavičienė et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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