The effect of various intensities of physical activity and chronic inflammation in men and women by diabetes status in a national sample

Marquis Hawkins, L. Maria Belalcazar, Kavitha Bhat Schelbert, Caroline Richardson, Christie M. Ballantyne, Andrea Kriska

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Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) has been shown to be inversely associated with C-reactive protein (CRP); however, the association between light intensity physical activity (LPA), and CRP is unknown. Our findings suggest that focusing on increasing MVPA, relative to LPA, may have a greater impact on inflammation regardless of diabetes status.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e4-e6
JournalDiabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 2012



  • Accelerometer
  • Diabetes
  • Inflammation
  • Intensity
  • Physical activity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology

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