Effect of Chronic Athletic Activity on Brown Fat in Young Women

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Singhal, Vibha ; Maffazioli, Giovana D. ; Ackerman, Kate E. ; Lee, Hang ; Elia, Elisa F. ; Woolley, Ryan ; Kolodny, Gerald ; Cypess, Aaron M. ; Misra, Madhusmita (2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 11, issue 5 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156353., doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156353, pmc: PMC4886995
  • Subject: Lipids | Research Article | Anatomy | Hormones | Eating Disorders | Anorexia Nervosa | Mental Health and Psychiatry | Biological Tissue | Bioenergetics | Fats | Energy Metabolism | Biology and Life Sciences | Adipose Tissue | Physiology | Estrogens | Medicine | Leptin | Q | R | Peptide Hormones | Brown Adipose Tissue | Biochemistry | Thyroid Hormones | Science | Metabolism | Medicine and Health Sciences | Physiological Processes

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... View more