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Short-term eccentric exercise in newly diagnosed type II diabetics: an exploratory study

Rattray, Ben; Steele, James; Semple, S.; Ramirez, Ruben; Abhayaratna, Walter


Purpose Eccentric exercise has been proposed as an alternate modality for chronic disease patients who cannot tolerate strenuous or vigorous intensity exercise. However, there is limited information regarding the biological benefits of this type of training compared to 'traditional' exercise. In this exploratory randomised clinical trial, we evaluated the feasibility and efficacy of eccentric exercise in the amelioration of markers of insulin resistance and inflammation. Methods Ten...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Sport Sciences for Health
DOI: 10.1007/s11332-014-0193-x


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