Endurance training in early life results in long-term programming of heart mass in rats.

@article{Wadley2016EnduranceTI,
  title={Endurance training in early life results in long-term programming of heart mass in rats.},
  author={Glenn D Wadley and Rhianna C. Laker and Glenn Kevin McConell and Mary E Wlodek},
  journal={Physiological reports},
  year={2016},
  volume={4 4}
}
Being born small for gestational age increases the risk of developing adult cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. This study aimed to examine if early-life exercise could increase heart mass in the adult hearts from growth restricted rats. Bilateral uterine vessel ligation to induce uteroplacental insufficiency and fetal growth restriction in the offspring (Restricted) or sham surgery (Control) was performed on day 18 of gestation in WKY rats. A separate group of sham litters had litter size… CONTINUE READING

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