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Exercise, postprandial lipaemia and lipoprotein lipase activity

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Impaired clearance of triacylglycerol-rich lipoproteins contributes to atherogenesis. It can be argued that exercise may decrease the risk of atherosclerotic diseases through its potential to improve the metabolic capacity for triacylgycerol and hence, clearance of triacylglycerol-rich lipoproteins. The investigations described in this thesis focused on the influence of exercise on postprandial lipid and lipoprotein metabolism. [Continues.]

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British Heart Foundation.

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  • Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

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© S.L. Herd

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 2.5 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.5) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/

Publication date

1997

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A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.

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