Gestational exercise protects adult male offspring from high-fat diet-induced hepatic steatosis.

@article{Sheldon2016GestationalEP,
  title={Gestational exercise protects adult male offspring from high-fat diet-induced hepatic steatosis.},
  author={Ryan D. Sheldon and A Nicole Blaize and Justin A Fletcher and Kevin J. Pearson and Shawn S. Donkin and Sean C. Newcomer and Randy Scott Rector},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={64 1},
  pages={
          171-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Mounting evidence indicates that maternal exercise confers protection to adult offspring against various diseases. Here we hypothesized that maternal exercise during gestation would reduce high-fat diet (HFD)-induced hepatic steatosis in adult rat offspring. METHODS Following conception, pregnant dams were divided into either voluntary wheel running exercise (GE) or wheel-locked sedentary (GS) groups throughout gestation (days 4-21). Post-weaning, offspring received either… CONTINUE READING
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