Inflammation and exercise (INFLAME): study rationale, design, and methods.

@article{Thompson2008InflammationAE,
  title={Inflammation and exercise (INFLAME): study rationale, design, and methods.},
  author={Angela M. Thompson and Catherine R. Mikus and Ruben Q. Rodarte and Brandy Distefano and Elisa Priest and Erin R Sinclair and Conrad P Earnest and Steven Noel Blair and Timothy S Church},
  journal={Contemporary clinical trials},
  year={2008},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={418-27}
}
PURPOSE The INFLAME study is designed to determine the effect of exercise training on elevated high-sensitivity C-Reactive Protein (CRP) concentrations in initially sedentary women and men. METHODS INFLAME will recruit 170 healthy, sedentary women and men with elevated CRP (>or=2.0 mg/L) to be randomized to either an exercise group or non-exercise control group. Exercising individuals will participate in four months of supervised aerobic exercise with a total energy expenditure of 16 kcal kg… CONTINUE READING

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