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The metabolic syndrome and total and cardiovascular disease mortality in middle-aged men.
CONTEXT The metabolic syndrome, a concurrence of disturbed glucose and insulin metabolism, overweight and abdominal fat distribution, mild dyslipidemia, and hypertension, is associated withExpand
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Metabolic syndrome and development of diabetes mellitus: application and validation of recently suggested definitions of the metabolic syndrome in a prospective cohort study.
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) recently proposed definitions for the metabolic syndrome. Little is known of their validity, however. TheExpand
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Low levels of leisure-time physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness predict development of the metabolic syndrome.
OBJECTIVE Little is known about the association of leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) and cardiorespiratory fitness with development of the metabolic syndrome, which predisposes diseases such asExpand
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Back and hip extensor fatigability in chronic low back pain patients and controls.
OBJECTIVE To compare the lumbar paraspinal and gluteus maximus muscle fatigability between chronic low back pain patients and healthy controls by using electromyographic (EMG) spectral analysisExpand
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Testosterone and sex hormone-binding globulin predict the metabolic syndrome and diabetes in middle-aged men.
OBJECTIVE In men, hypoandrogenism is associated with features of the metabolic syndrome, but the role of sex hormones in the pathogenesis of the metabolic syndrome and diabetes is not wellExpand
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Physical activity in prevention and treatment of the metabolic syndrome.
Randomised controlled trials have shown that exercise training has a mild or moderate favourable effect on many metabolic and cardiovascular risk factors that constitute or are related to theExpand
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Exercise training modulates heat shock protein response in diabetic rats.
Strenuous exercise induces oxidative stress and modification of intracellular proteins. Exercise training, however, upregulates endogenous antioxidant defenses and heat shock protein (HSP)Expand
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Sedentary lifestyle, poor cardiorespiratory fitness, and the metabolic syndrome.
PURPOSE The cross-sectional associations of leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) and cardiorespiratory fitness with the metabolic syndrome (MS) were investigated in a population-based sample of 1069Expand
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Dietary fatty acids and cardiovascular disease: an epidemiological approach.
The quality of dietary fat in relation to cardiovascular disease forms the basis of the diet-heart hypothesis. Current recommendations on dietary fat now emphasise quality rather than quantity. TheExpand
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Viscosity of oat bran-enriched beverages influences gastrointestinal hormonal responses in healthy humans.
Viscous fibers, including beta-glucan in oat bran, favorably affect satiety as well as postprandial carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. However, effects of fiber viscosity on modulation ofExpand
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