Study: Exercise boosts insulin sensitivity in obese children

09/22/2011 | Endocrine Today

Obese children who engaged in aerobic exercises for 12 weeks showed dose-response improvements in bone formation, insulin sensitivity and visceral fat levels, according to a study presented at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. The body may sense environmental stimuli associated with physical activity and prompt adipocytes and pancreatic cells to regulate fat storage and energy metabolism, the study lead author said.

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