Exercise Improves Clinical Symptoms, Pathological Changes and Oxidative/Antioxidative Balance in Animal Model of Colitis

Zohreh Kolahi, Ali Yaghoubi, Najmeh Rezaeian, Majid Khazaei


Background: Ulcerative colitis is one of the major phenotypic forms of inflammatory bowel diseases. The present study aimed to investigate the effect of force swimming exercise on clinical symptoms (disease activity index; DAI), colon histopathology, inflammation and fibrosis, and oxidant/antioxidant balance in dextran sulfate sodium (DSS)‑induced colitis mice. Methods: Male C57BL6 mice were randomly divided into five groups (


Colitis; dextran sulfate; exercise; inflammatory bowel diseases

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