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Can sedentary time attenuate the acute effect of exercise on insulin action?
Impaired insulin action predicts the development of type 2 diabetes. Evidence is growing that sedentary time (SED) is a risk factor for morbidity and mortality, independent of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) ...
Associations between dietary intake, physical activity and intrahepatic fat.
Excess accumulation of intrahepatic fat (IHF) is directly involved in the pathogenesis of insulin resistance and dyslipidemia, which are risk factors for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. To our knowledge, no ...
For the Community, By the Community: Working with Youth to Develop a Physical Activity Environment Assessment Tool for First Nations Communities
Introduction: Several studies have demonstrated the benefits of physical activity (PA) for First Nations youth (Critchley et al., 2006; Tighe & McKay, 2012). It is also well-known that environmental factors like land-use ...
4 Minutes of In-Class High-Intensity Interval Activity Improves Classroom Behaviour and Selective Attention in Elementary School Children
The inclusion of adequate physical activity time within schools is difficult when curriculum time is already saturated with a focus on skills that improve academic achievement. Time-efficient physical activity solutions ...
Associations of Modifiable Risk Factors with Insulin Resistance Among Inactive, Abdominally Obese Adults
Insulin resistance (IR) is implicated in the development of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, both of which are leading causes of mortality worldwide. Three modifiable risk factors that are associated with IR ...