Time of physical exercise practice after injury in cervical spinal cord-injured men is related to the increase in insulin sensitivity

@article{Koury2012TimeOP,
  title={Time of physical exercise practice after injury in cervical spinal cord-injured men is related to the increase in insulin sensitivity},
  author={Josely Correa Koury and Magna Cottini Fonseca Passos and Fl{\'a}via A. Figueiredo and Amina Chain and J G Franco},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
  year={2012},
  volume={51},
  pages={116-119}
}
Objectives:Physical exercise has an important role in reducing body fat, risk of chronic disease and systemic inflammation. The aim of this study was to determine serum leptin and insulin concentrations and their relationship to the time of physical exercise after injury in men with cervical spinal cord injury (c-SCI).Methods:c-SCI subjects with lesion level in C5–C7 (n=25) were divided into two groups: physically active (PA, n=13; those who practiced physical exercise for at least 3 months… CONTINUE READING
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