Endurance athletes, insulin secretion and muscle quality.

  title={Endurance athletes, insulin secretion and muscle quality.},
  author={J A Karlsson and Harald R\onneberg},
  journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology},
  volume={12 10},
OBJECTIVE To study how muscle ubiquinone content (MUQ) and percentage slow twitch (%ST) of muscle fibres in the thighs of male healthy subjects with a low or high insulin response to glucose infusion tests (GIT) affected blood glucose control (BGC). DESIGN People with a low insulin response were recruited from sedentary low insulin responders (LIRs) or endurance trained LIRs. A group of men with high insulin response (HIRs) was used for comparison. In addition to GIT, glucose metabolism was… CONTINUE READING


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