publication . Article . 2008

Ramadan fasting's effect on plasma leptin, adiponectin concentrations, and body composition in trained young men.

Bouhlel E; Denguezli M; Zaouali M; tabka zouhair; Rj, Shephard;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2008 Journal: International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, volume 18, pages 617-627 (issn: 1526-484X, eissn: 1543-2742, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
Abstract
<jats:sec sec-type="purpose"><jats:title>Purpose:</jats:title><jats:p>To evaluate the effect of Ramadan fasting on parameters of insulin resistance in trained athletes at rest and after aerobic exercise.</jats:p></jats:sec><jats:sec sec-type="methods"><jats:title>Methods:</jats:title><jats:p>Nine male rugby players (age 19 ± 2 yr, height 1.78 ± 0.74 m) were tested 3 times: 1 week before observance of Ramadan (C), at the end of the first week (R1), and during the fourth week (R2). They performed a progressive cycle-ergometer test at each visit. Data collected at rest and at the end of aerobic exercise included simple anthropometry (body mass, body-mass index, bod...
Subjects
free text keywords: Nutrition and Dietetics, Medicine (miscellaneous), Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, General Medicine, Adipose tissue, Lipolysis, Aerobic exercise, Adiponectin, Leptin, Body mass index, Medicine, business.industry, business, Diabetes mellitus, medicine.disease, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Endocrinology, Insulin resistance
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