Leisure-time physical activity and reduced plasma levels of obesity-related inflammatory markers.

@article{Pischon2003LeisuretimePA,
  title={Leisure-time physical activity and reduced plasma levels of obesity-related inflammatory markers.},
  author={Tobias Pischon and Susan E. Hankinson and G{\"o}khan S Hotamisligil and N M El Rifai and Eric B. Rimm},
  journal={Obesity research},
  year={2003},
  volume={11 9},
  pages={1055-64}
}
OBJECTIVE This study investigated the relationship between physical activity and the obesity-related inflammatory markers C-reactive protein, interleukin-6, and soluble tumor necrosis factor receptors (sTNF-Rs) 1 and 2. Furthermore, we examined the relationship between physical activity and insulin sensitivity (insulin, C-peptide, and hemoglobin A(1c) levels) and whether inflammatory markers mediate this association. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES Biomarkers were measured in 405 healthy men… CONTINUE READING

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