Physical Activity Attenuates the Effect of Low Birth Weight on Insulin Resistance in Adolescents

@inproceedings{Ortega2011PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical Activity Attenuates the Effect of Low Birth Weight on Insulin Resistance in Adolescents},
  author={Francisco B. Ortega and Jonatan R. Ruiz and Anita hurtig-Wennl{\"o}f and Aline Meirhaeghe and Marcela Gonz{\'a}lez-Gross and Luis A Moreno and D{\'e}n{\'e}s Molnar and Anthony George Kafatos and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Gottrand and Kurt Widhalm and Idoia Labayen and Michael Sj{\"o}str{\"o}m},
  booktitle={Diabetes},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine whether physical activity influences the association between birth weight and insulin resistance in adolescents. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS The study comprised adolescents who participated in two cross-sectional studies: the Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence (HELENA) study (n = 520, mean age = 14.6 years) and the Swedish part of the European Youth Heart Study (EYHS) (n = 269, mean age = 15.6 years). Participants had valid data on birth weight… CONTINUE READING