publication . Doctoral thesis . 2016

The effect of diet on the acute and chronic responses to exercise with a particular focus on adipose tissue

Chen, Yung-Chih;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Country: United Kingdom
Long-term excessive positive energy balance results in overweight and obesity, which is caused by adipose tissue deposition. This increases the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes. Adipose tissue plays an active role in the development of these diseases and so it is important to understand how this tissue responds to relevant stimuli such as feeding, fasting and physical activity. <br/>The study in <b>Chapter 4</b> examined the impact of fasting and feeding, on adipose tissue responsiveness to prolonged moderate intensity exercise. Ten healthy overweight men aged 26 ± 5 years (mean ± SD) with a waist circumference of 105 ± 10 cm walked at 6...
free text keywords: Adipose tissue, Exercise, Physical activity, Gene expression
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