18F-FDG PET mapping of regional brain activity in runners.

  title={18F-FDG PET mapping of regional brain activity in runners.},
  author={Manabu Tashiro and Masatoshi Itoh and Toshihiko Fujimoto and Takehiko Fujiwara and Haruhisa Ota and Kazuo Kubota and Mitsuru Higuchi and Nobuyuki Okamura and Kenji Ishii and D{\'a}niel Bereczki and Hidetada Sasaki},
  journal={The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness},
  volume={41 1},
BACKGROUND To examine regional metabolic changes in the human brain induced by free running in upright posture. METHODS. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN Regional brain changes in glucose uptake induced by running were examined by comparing brain images obtained by positron emission tomography (PET) and 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG). SETTING The study was conducted at a research institute and involved participation of healthy young volunteers. Data sampling and analysis required special imaging device… CONTINUE READING
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