Effect of Swimming Exercise of c-fos, c-jun Expression in Rat Hippocampus

흰쥐 해마에서 수영운동이 c-fos, c-jun 발현에 미치는 영향

  • 이성호 (예원예술대학교 스포츠복지학부)
  • Received : 2010.09.15
  • Accepted : 2010.12.24
  • Published : 2011.01.28


This study is to examine the effect of swimming exercise on the expression of c-fos, c-jun protein in rat hippocampus. 4-weeks aged rats and 16-weeks aged rats were used in experimental materials. All of two groups were classified into control and swimming exercise group. Swimming exercise was practiced for an hour a day. The results were got as follows after practical application in 1 day, 3days, 7 days. The expression of c-fos, c-jun protein was increased in all of the two experimental groups significantly in 1 day, 3days, 7 days. It was increased gradually in order of after 1 day, 3days, 7 days. There seems to be the effect of swimming exercise increasing the expression of c-fos, c-jun protein in hippocampus. Therefore swimming exercise can improve cognitive function such as learning and memory and prevent through activating immediate - early gene by swimming exercise. And it seems to have the positive effect on growth and recovery of nerve.


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