Plasma visfatin is increased after high-intensity exercise.

  title={Plasma visfatin is increased after high-intensity exercise.},
  author={Abbass Ghanbari-Niaki and Marziyeh Saghebjoo and Raheleh Soltani and John P Kirwan},
  journal={Annals of nutrition & metabolism},
  volume={57 1},
BACKGROUND/AIMS Visfatin is a newly characterized protein that is highly expressed in visceral adipose tissue and may play a role in insulin resistance. We investigated the effects of repeated short bouts of high-intensity exercise on plasma visfatin and related metabolic responses. METHODS Six young, physically fit men (22.8 +/- 2.3 years; 78.5 +/- 2.3 kg; and body mass index 22.1 +/- 1.2) performed a single session of a running-based anaerobic sprint exercise (7 sets of 6 x 35 m every 10 s… CONTINUE READING
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  • AG S.Karger, Basel
  • 2010

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