The anti-inflammatory effect of exercise.

  title={The anti-inflammatory effect of exercise.},
  author={Anne Marie Winther Petersen and Bente Klarlund Pedersen},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology},
  volume={98 4},
Regular exercise offers protection against all-cause mortality, primarily by protection against cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes mellitus. The latter disorders have been associated with chronic low-grade systemic inflammation reflected by a two- to threefold elevated level of several cytokines. Adipose tissue contributes to the production of TNF-alpha, which is reflected by elevated levels of soluble TNF-alpha receptors, IL-6, IL-1 receptor antagonist, and C-reactive protein. We… 

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