Flashcards in Lecture 9 - Exercise & metabolic disease Deck (14):
What is metaboolic disease/
Cluster of 4/5 things that can happen in the body:
1. central obesity
2. insulin resistance
3. Altered Cholesterol (lower HDL)
4. Elevated BP
5. Elevated Triglycerides
We are gaining more weight at a ___ age
Excess weight gain is a strong....
risk factor for metabolic disease
True or False
Diet alone cannot completely solve the key problem associated with metabolic syndrome
true - exercise is also important
Metabolic disease primarily arises from ..
increased caloric intake
The type of exercise you do depends on the amount of weight you loose:
If you do higher intensity, you tend to loose ____ weight
more weight - bigger drop int he first 6 months
Lean mass is increased with ____ exercise
Weight loss is greater with which type of exercise?
aerobic - but combined with resistance is the best
Why is exercise beneficial?
Reduced body weight
Increased insulin sensitivity
Increased HDL (good cholesterol)
A combination of resistance and aerobic exercise will have a greater effect on..
Large and swollen fat cells can cause what issues?
trouble taking up glucose
start secreting out cytokines with adverse effects
Exercise does what to the fat cells?
Tissue cross talk involves
may be involved int he development of metabolic syndrome