Physical activity is related to insulin sensitivity in children and adolescents, independent of adiposity: a review of the literature.

@article{Berman2012PhysicalAI,
  title={Physical activity is related to insulin sensitivity in children and adolescents, independent of adiposity: a review of the literature.},
  author={Laura Berman and Marc J. Weigensberg and Donna Spruijt-Metz},
  journal={Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={395-408}
}
In adults, there is evidence that physical activity effectively improves insulin sensitivity regardless of adiposity. Whether this is also the case in children and adolescents is less clear. Clarifying this matter may help to identify the best outcomes to target in exercise programs for these age groups, where changes in adiposity may not always be… CONTINUE READING