Low-Grade Inflammation and Spinal Cord Injury: Exercise as Therapy?

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da Silva Alves, Eduardo ; de Aquino Lemos, Valdir ; Ruiz da Silva, Francieli ; Lira, Fabio Santos ; dos Santos, Ronaldo Vagner Thomathieli ; Rosa, João Paulo Pereira ; Caperuto, Erico ; Tufik, Sergio ; de Mello, Marco Tulio (2013)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Mediators of Inflammation, volume 2,013 (issn: 0962-9351, eissn: 1466-1861)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2013/971841, pmc: PMC3603299
  • Subject: RB1-214 | Review Article | Pathology | Article Subject

An increase in the prevalence of obesity in people with spinal cord injury can contribute to low-grade chronic inflammation and increase the risk of infection in this population. A decrease in sympathetic activity contributes to immunosuppression due to the lower activa... View more
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