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Die verband tussen leptien, liggaamsamestelling en fisieke fiksheid in swart adolessente : die PLAY-studie
(North-West University, 2006)
Leptin is a protein hormone primarily secreted by the subcutaneous adipose tissue and is responsible for regulating the energy balance. Individuals with more adipose tissue have much higher leptin levels and often suffer ...
Die onderlinge verband tussen fisieke aktiwiteit, obesiteit en arteriële meegewendheid by 19-56-jarige vroue : POWIRS II-studie
(North-West University, 2004)
Several research studies indicate the increasing problem obesity has become over the past few decades (Andersen 1999:41; Fox, 1999:56-60; Kuczmarshi et al., 1994:205-212). Obesity, after cigarette smoke, is the leading ...
Exercise and DNA damage and repair in middle aged men
(North-West University, 2007)
Regular physical activity (PA) leads to an increased quality of life by means of certain physiological adaptations. Regular PA is beneficial to the human body and its functionality, including the physiological, biochemical ...