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10th European Congress of Endocrinology


The good side of exercise

ea0016s22.1 | The good side of exercise | ECE2008

Mechanisms for the delayed effects of exercise on lipid and lipoprotein metabolism

Magkos Faidon

Increased plasma triglyceride (TG) concentration is an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Regular aerobic exercise is associated with lower plasma TG concentrations and lower cardiovascular risk. The cardioprotective effect of endurance-type physical activity is therefore likely, to some extent at least, linked to the hypotriglyceridemic effect of aerobic exercise. It has long been recognized that the TG-lowering effect of exercise manifests in response to a sin...

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The good side of exercise: inflammation and physical activity

Pedersen Bente Klarlund

Chronic low-grade systemic inflammation is a feature of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Regular exercise offers protection against all-cause mortality, primarily by protection against atherosclerosis and insulin resistance and there is evidence that physical training is effective as a treatment in patients with chronic heart diseases and type 2 diabetes. Regular exercise induces anti-inflammatory actions. During exercise, IL-6 (interleukin-...

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Why does physical exercise improve insulin sensitivity, the role of adipose tissue?

Polak Jan

Modern lifestyle diminished significantly the need of everyday exercise, which is probably one of the major factors leading to the development of several metabolic diseases including type 2 diabetes, hypertension and atherosclerosis with its deadly consequences. Epidemiological studies proved that higher levels of cardio-respiratory fitness are associated with lower mortality irrespective of fat stores. Physical activity reduces all-cause, cardiovascular as well as cancer asso...

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Exercise and bone

Noble Brendon

Osteocytes are the most abundant cell type in bone; however, they remain the least characterised of these. Several theories have been proposed regarding their function, including osteolysis, sensing the strains produced in response to mechanical loading of bones and producing signals that affect the function of osteoblasts and osteoclasts as well as the expression of molecules that directly affect the turnover process. This review also discusses the role of osteocyte apoptosis...