Medical/biological study (experimental study)

[Influence of electromagnetic waves on sperm motality].

Der Einfluß elektromagnetischer Wellen auf die Spermienmotilität.

Published in: J Urol Urogynaekol 2002; 9 (3): 18-22

Aim of study (acc. to author)

To evaluate the influence of electromagnetic waves caused by mobile phones on sperm motility.



    • mobile communications
    • GSM
Exposure Parameters
Exposure 1:
Exposure duration: 6 h/day for 5 days
General information
The article does not provide a description about any exposure parameter besides the usage of a GSM cell phone.
Exposure 1
Main characteristics
Exposure duration 6 h/day for 5 days
Exposure setup
Exposure source
Setup Cellular phone worn on the belt.
No parameters are specified for this exposure.
Exposed system:

Methods Endpoint/measurement parameters/methodology

Investigated material:
Investigated organ system:
Time of investigation:
  • after exposure

Main outcome of study (acc. to author)

The data suggest a decreased motility of rapid progressive spermatozoa caused by electromagnetic waves of GSM-mobile phones.
Study character:

Study funded by

  • not stated/no funding

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