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Effect of a short-term physical activity intervention on liver fat content in obese children

DW Kang et al.
Used Parameters : BW, BFM

Publication Year : 2017

Country : Cancda

Journal : Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is the most common chronic liver disease and can present with advanced fibrosis or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of a 7-day intense physical activity intervention on liver fat content in children with obesity. Fifty-seven obese children (mean body mass index: 26.5±3.2 kg/m2; mean age: 12.0±0.8 years) participated in a 7-day physical activity program. All participants were housed together, and their food intake and energy expenditure were strictly controlled …
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