Cardiovascular Fitness, Exercise, and Metabolic Disease Risk in Overweight Latino Youth

Cardiovascular Fitness, Exercise, and Metabolic Disease Risk in Overweight Latino Youth

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In summary, Latino youth exhibit lower fitness levels compared to Caucasians. However cross-sectionally, fitness does not appear to be an important independent determinant of metabolic health in these youth. Alternatively, resistance training appears to be a viable exercise intervention to improve certain aspects of metabolic health. Whether improvements correspond to long-term reductions in disease risk requires further investigation.This investigation was approved by the Institutional Review Board of the University of Southern California (USC), Health Sciences Campus. Study protocol: Participants arrived at the USC General Clinical Research Center ( GCRC) at ~0800 hranbsp;...


Title:Cardiovascular Fitness, Exercise, and Metabolic Disease Risk in Overweight Latino Youth
Author:Gabriel Quantum Shaibi
Publisher:ProQuest - 2006
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