Welcome to the short course on ‘Testosterone’. 

Testosterone plays a crucial role in governing the physiological functions and physical characteristics of living organisms, including humans, throughout various stages of development. An in-depth comprehension of our current knowledge about testosterone is of paramount significance for professionals across diverse scientific disciplines such as internal medicine, veterinary medicine, sports science, economics, cognitive neuroscience, and psychology.

This course gives a brief introduction regarding the androgenic function and its underlying mechanisms. Additionally, it delves into the ethical and safety considerations associated with the clinical and practical utilization of advancements in testosterone research.

In this self-study course, you will learn about:

  • Basics of Testosterone
  • Broad Impact of Testosterone Research
  • Testosterone Misuse
  • Lung Health and Hypoandrogenism
  • Benefits of Testosterone Replacement and Methods of Substitution

This study material will a useful resource for medical students and medical practitioners and those studying Endocrinology.

This course – based on the book ‘Testosterone’ – comes with the courtesy of IntechOpen and is produced here under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License (CC BY 3.0) for the benefit of healthcare professionals.

Academic Editor

Hirokazu Doi
Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan

Disclaimer : The content in this course is educational in nature and intended solely as general health information. It is not a recommendation for treatment or medical advice. It is not a substitute for advice from a health care provider. If you  as a patient are experiencing a medical emergency, contact your health care provider or an emergency room.


Course Curriculum

Introduction: Broad Impact of Testosterone Research FREE 01:30:00
Testosterone: The Male Sex Hormone 01:30:00
Testosterone Misuse 01:30:00
Testosterone and Attractiveness Perception in Humans 01:30:00
Lung Health and Hypoandrogenism 01:30:00
Benefits of Testosterone Replacement and Methods of Substitution 01:30:00
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