Effect of Nordic Walking training on iron metabolism in elderly women

@inproceedings{Kortas2015EffectON,
  title={Effect of Nordic Walking training on iron metabolism in elderly women},
  author={Jakub Kortas and Katarzyna Prusik and Damian Jozef Flis and Krzysztof Prusik and Ewa Ziemann and Neil Leaver and Jedrzej Antosiewicz},
  booktitle={Clinical interventions in aging},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Despite several, well-documented pro-healthy effects of regular physical training, its influence on body iron stores in elderly people remains unknown. At the same time, body iron accumulation is associated with high risk of different morbidities. PURPOSE We hypothesized that Nordic Walking training would result in pro-healthy changes in an elderly group of subjects by reducing body iron stores via shifts in iron metabolism-regulating proteins. METHODS Thirty-seven women aged 67… CONTINUE READING