Insulin sensitivity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and physical activity in overweight Hispanic youth.

@article{Ball2004InsulinSC,
  title={Insulin sensitivity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and physical activity in overweight Hispanic youth.},
  author={Geoff Dc Ball and Gabriel Q. Shaibi and Martha Liliana Cruz and Michael P Watkins and Marc J. Weigensberg and Michael i. Goran},
  journal={Obesity research},
  year={2004},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={77-85}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether cardiorespiratory fitness and/or physical activity (PA) were related to measures of insulin sensitivity and secretion independent of body composition in overweight Hispanic children. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES Ninety-five Hispanic children (n = 55 boys; n = 40 girls; 8 to 13 years old) participated in this investigation. The frequently sampled intravenous glucose tolerance test was used to determine the insulin sensitivity index (SI), the acute insulin… CONTINUE READING
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