Influence of acute and chronic exercise on insulin-like growth factor-I in healthy active elderly men and women.

@article{Bonnefoy1999InfluenceOA,
  title={Influence of acute and chronic exercise on insulin-like growth factor-I in healthy active elderly men and women.},
  author={Marc Bonnefoy and Tomasz Kostka and Marie C. Patricot and Sophie E. Berthouze and Bruno Mathian and J R Lacour},
  journal={Aging},
  year={1999},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={373-9}
}
We examined the influence of physical activity (PA) and acute resistance exercise on insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) in 39 healthy, independent, community-dwelling elderly volunteers (14 men and 25 women) aged from 66 to 84. In a longitudinal non-interventional study, we compared the fluctuations in IGF-I levels and changes in habitual PA over a 6-month period. PA was evaluated by a questionnaire QAPSE (Questionnaire d'Activité Physique Saint-Etienne), and expressed by two activity indices… CONTINUE READING

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