Feo, Pierpaolo

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

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Table of contents

Section I.Metabolic Modifications and Physical Exercise

1. Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Skeletal Muscle Plasticity
Monica Canepari, Roberto Bottinelli

2. Physical Inactivity is the Main Cause of the Metabolic Syndrome
Pierpaolo Feo, Chiara Loreto, Anna Ranchelli, Cristina Fatone, Paola Lucidi, Fausto Santeusanio

Section II.Mitochondrial Biogenesis and Physical Exercise

3. Exercise-Induced Mitochondrial Biogenesis in Skeletal Muscle
David A. Hood, Beatrice Chabi, Keir Menzies, Michael O’Leary, Donald Walkinshaw

4. Genetic Vs. Acquired Fitness: Cardiomyocyte Adaptations
Ulrik Wisløff, Per Magnus Haram, Ole Johan Kemi

5. Molecular Modifications Induced by Physical Exercise: A Significant Role in Disease Prevention
Michele Guescini, Laura Stocchi, Chiara Loreto, Cristina Fatone, Pierpaolo Feo, Vilberto Stocchi

Section III.Physical Exercise and Oxidative Stress

6. The Contribution of Reactive Oxygen Species in Sarcopenia and Muscle Aging
Stefania Fulle, Giorgio Fanò

Section IV.Mitochondrial Alteration in Aging and Diseases

7. Mitochondria: The Dark Side
Daniel Edgar, Aleksandra Trifunovic

8. Mitochondrial Pathogenesis of Myopathies Due to Collagen VI Mutations
Nadir M. Maraldi, Stefano Squarzoni, Patrizia Sabatelli

9. Mitochondria in Cell Life and Death
Diego Stefani, Paolo Pinton, Rosario Rizzuto

Section V.Nutrition, Physical Exercise and Obesity

10. Evaluation of Nutritional State in Individuals that Practice Fitness
Angelo Pietrobelli, Manfredo Dugoni, Marco Poli, Marcella Malavolti, Nino C. Battistini

11. Physical Exercise for the Prevention and Treatment of Obesity
Edoardo Mannucci

Section VI.Physical Exercise - Health and Wellness: Sociological and Psychological Aspects

12. Techniques for Assessing the Quality of Life with a Particular Emphasis on Physical Exercise
Giovanni Apolone, Paola Mosconi

13. Effects of Physical Exercise on the Quality of Life of Individuals with Diabetes and Obesity
Simona Moscatiello, Rita Manini, Rebecca Marzocchi, Giulio Marchesini

14. A Longitudinal Investigation of Physical Activity and Health Behaviors in Italian University Students
Arnaldo Zelli, Simona K. Reichmann, Fabio Lucidi, Caterina Grano


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Keywords: MEDICAL / Public Health MED078000

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