Exercise as therapy in metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary syndrome

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Levinger, Itamar ORCID: 0000-0001-9194-2033 and Stepto, Nigel ORCID: 0000-0002-0875-6836 (2011) Exercise as therapy in metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary syndrome. In: Clinical exercise : a case-based approach. Cameron, Melainie, Selig, Steve E and Hemphill, Dennis, eds. Churchill Livingstone, Chatswood, N.S.W, pp. 84-98.


Obesity, metabolic syndrome (MetS), polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) can all lead to cardiovascular disease and premature death. As such, they should be targeted vigorously in order to keep the metabolic factors within desirable ranges (Hanefield & Schaper 2005).

Item type Book Section
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/8676
ISBN 9780729539418
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL)
Historical > FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Historical > SEO Classification > 970111 Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Keywords ResPubID23442, ResPubID23414, exercising, exercise training, pharmacotherapy, therapeutic, aerobic power, muscle strength, activities, health benefits, diseases, ovaries
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