Periodontal Nitric Oxide Pathway Alteration Due to Precompetition Anxiety in Handball Players


ÜLKAR B., Elgun S., ÖZMERİÇ KURTULUŞ N. , Ozdemir B. , Boynuegri D.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.83, no.2, pp.204-210, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 83 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2011.110145
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.204-210

Abstract

Background: Psycho logic and physical stress is known to be related with periodontal disorders. The objective of this study is to investigate salivary and gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) nitric oxide (NO) metabolism and its association with the periodontal reaction to precompetition anxiety in competitive athletes.