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Muscle lipids, insulin sensitivity and fat oxidation

 Research areas:

  1. The effect of muscle lipids and particularly the bioactive lipid species diacylglycerol and ceramide influence on insulin sensitivity in humans.
  2. The effect of training and physical activity on fatmetabolism, metabolic fitness and flexibility.
  3. Physical activity, aerobic fitness and health in children and adults.
  4. The mechanism regulating muscle adaptation to training and/or inactivity.
  5. Lifestyle intervention and maintenance of positive lifestyle changes.

If you require any further information concerning these research topics, please contact Jørn Wulff Helge.

Publications

Our publications can be found via PubMed. You are also welcome to contact us for a reprint.