Hormones, Metabolism and the Benefits of Exercise

by Bruce Spiegelman

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Book Description

The world is faced with an epidemic of metabolic diseases such as obesity and type 2 diabetes. This is due to changes in dietary habits and the decrease in physical activity. Exercise is usually part of the prescription, the first line of defense, to prevent or treat metabolic disorders. However, we are still learning how and why exercise provides metabolic benefits in human health. This open access volume focuses on the cellular and molecular pathways that link exercise, muscle biology, hormones and metabolism. This will include novel "myokines" that might act as new therapeutic agents in the future.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Hormones, Metabolism and the Benefits of Exercise ebook for free in PDF format (2.1 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Medical
Publisher
Springer
Published
2017
Pages
108
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319727899
ISBN10
3319727893
ISBN13 Digital
9783319727905
ISBN10 Digital
3319727907
PDF Size
2.1 MB
License
CC BY

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