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Table 1 Exclusion criteria of the SHAPE study

From: Design of the sex hormones and physical exercise (SHAPE) study

< 12 months since last menses
Use of hormone replacement or oral contraceptives in past 6 months
Active life style
Morbidly obese (BMI > 40)
BMI < 22
Currently on or planning to go on a strict diet
Ever diagnosed with breast cancer
Diagnosis of other types of cancer in the past 5 years
Diabetes mellitus or other endocrine related diseases
Disorders or diseases (locomotor, optical, neurological, mental) that might impede the participation in the exercise programme
Alcohol or drug abuse
Maintenance use of corticosteroids
Use of beta blockers