Effect of Chronic Athletic Activity on Brown Fat in Young Women
Maffazioli, Giovana D.
Ackerman, Kate E.
Elia, Elisa F.
Cypess, Aaron M.
- Publisher: Public Library of Science
(issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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Background: The effect of chronic exercise activity on brown adipose tissue (BAT) is not clear, with some studies showing positive and others showing negative associations. Chronic exercise is associated with increased resting energy expenditure (REE) secondary to incre...