Role of Physical Exercise in Preventing Disease and Improving the Quality of Life

Role of Physical Exercise in Preventing Disease and Improving the Quality of Life

von: Vilberto Stocchi, Pierpaolo De Feo, David A. Hood

Springer-Verlag, 2007

ISBN: 9788847003767 , 221 Seiten

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Role of Physical Exercise in Preventing Disease and Improving the Quality of Life


 

Preface

5

SECTION I Metabolic Modifications and Physical Exercise

16

Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Skeletal Muscle Plasticity

17

Physical Inactivity is the Main Cause of the Metabolic Syndrome

37

SECTION II Mitochondrial Biogenesis and Physical Exercise

48

Exercise- Induced Mitochondrial Biogenesis in Skeletal Muscle

49

Genetic Vs. Acquired Fitness: Cardiomyocyte Adaptations

73

Molecular Modifications Induced by Physical Exercise: A Significant Role in Disease Prevention

94

SECTION III Physical Exercise and Oxidative Stress

111

The Contribution of Reactive Oxygen Species in Sarcopenia and Muscle Aging

112

SECTION IV Mitochondrial Alteration in Aging and Diseases

121

Mitochondria: The Dark Side

122

Mitochondrial Pathogenesis of Myopathies Due to Collagen VI Mutations

140

Mitochondria in Cell Life and Death

152

SECTION V Nutrition, Physical Exercise and Obesity

166

Evaluation of Nutritional State in Individuals that Practice Fitness

167

Physical Exercise for the Prevention and Treatment of Obesity

177

SECTION VI Physical Exercise - Health and Wellness: Sociological and Psychological Aspects

186

Techniques for Assessing the Quality of Life with a Particular Emphasis on Physical Exercise

187

Effects of Physical Exercise on the Quality of Life of Individuals with Diabetes and Obesity

195

A Longitudinal Investigation of Physical Activity and Health Behaviors in Italian University Students

206

Subject Index

221