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Muscle lipids, insulin sensitivity and substrate metabolism 

Research areas:

  1. The effect of muscle lipids and particularly the bioactive lipid molecules diacylglycerol and ceramide influence on insulin sensitivity in humans.
  2. The effect of training and physical activity on substrate metabolism, 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.

If you require any further informaiton concerning these research areas, please contact Jørn Wulff Helge.


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