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Maximizing acute fat utilization: effects of exercise, food, and individual characteristics.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16258184     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In discussion of the physiological mechanisms that regulate fat metabolism, and with consideration of the metabolic stimuli that modulate substrate metabolism, the issue of how an acute state of negative lipid balance can be maximized is addressed. The regulation of lipolysis by catecholamines and insulin is reviewed, and the mechanisms of fatty acid mobilization and uptake by muscle are also briefly discussed. The implications of substrate availability and the hormonal response during physiological states such as fasting, exercise, and after food intake are also addressed, with particular regard to the influences on fatty acid mobilization and/or oxidation from eliciting these stimuli conjointly. Finally, a brief discussion is given of both the nature of exercise and the exercising individual, and how these factors influence fat metabolism during exercise. It is also a primary thrust of this paper to underline gaps in the existing literature with regard to exercise timing concerning food ingestion for maximizing acute lipid utilization.
Patrick Bennard; Pascal Imbeault; Eric Doucet
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian journal of applied physiology = Revue canadienne de physiologie appliquée     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1066-7814     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Appl Physiol     Publication Date:  2005 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-10-31     Completed Date:  2005-11-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9306274     Medline TA:  Can J Appl Physiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  475-99     Citation Subset:  IM    
School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Exercise / physiology*
Fats / metabolism*
Fatty Acids / metabolism
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Fats; 0/Fatty Acids

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