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Title: High intensity exercise in an animal model for Multiple Sclerosis: impact on glucose tolerance
Authors: Caponi, Lidia
van Helden, Ivo
Advisors: OP 'T EIJNDE, Bert
WENS, Inez
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: UHasselt
Abstract: The prevalence of impaired glucose tolerance is increased in individuals with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Similar to other populations, it has been suggested that higher intensity rehabilitation/training programs could improve glucose tolerance in MS. However, because the use of a high intensity program was never investigated before in this population, it seems warranted to first explore this in an animal (rat) model for MS, notably experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE). This thesis aims to investigate the impact of high intensity exercise on glucose tolerance (GT) and insulin in EAE rats. EAE nor exercise were able to affect glucose tolerance. However, glucose tAUC was increased after hindquarter paralysis.
Notes: master in de revalidatiewetenschappen en de kinesitherapie-revalidatiewetenschappen en kinesitherapie bij kinderen
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/19579
Category: T2
Type: Theses and Dissertations
Appears in Collections: Master theses
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