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On the regulation of energy expenditure in man


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Title: On the regulation of energy expenditure in man
Authors: Stenlöf, Kaj 1965-
Issue Date: 1997
University: Göteborgs universitet/University of Gothenburg
Institution: Department of Medicine
Avdelningen för internmedicin
Date of Defence: 1997-06-03
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Abstract: The present study was performed to examine the role of body composition, obstructive sleep apnea, (OSA) thyroid hormones, growth hormone (GH) and leptin on energy expenditure (EE) regulation in man and to evaluate the use of the amino-terminal pro-collagen III peptide (PIIIp) as a marker of EE. EE was determined by means of indirect calorimetry in a ventilated open-hood system and in a chamber for indirect calorimetry.In a large group of euthyroid individuals, the relationships between EE and bo... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/14274
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