Ассоциация уровня саливарного кортизола с жироотложением у здоровых молодых взрослых
Aim. The aim of the study was to analyze the association of somatic indices with salivary cortisol (SC) level in healthy young adults.
Materials and methods. Examination of 154 healthy students aged 20–23 years (102 women, 52 men) was conducted. Anthropometric study included the measurement of the body length and mass, waist and femur
circumferences. Salivary cortisol content was determined using immunoenzyme method.
Results. Salivary cortisol level in the examined persons (4,87 nmol/l) was reduced, but did not exceed the standard variation limits. No significant associations of SC content with the body length and mass and mass-height indices were revealed. The waist circumference to femur circumference ratio correlated with salivary cortisol level in men (Rsp = –0,29; p = 0,036), but not in women.
Conclusions. The results agree with the data of publications and confirm the hypothesis that cortisol pro(
duction is associated with healthy human somatic characteristics.