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Minimal Intensity Physical Activity (Standing and Walking) of Longer Duration Improves Insulin Action and Plasma Lipids More than Shorter Periods of Moderate to Vigorous Exercise (Cycling) in Sedentary Subjects When Energy Expenditure Is Comparable

  • Bernard M. F. M. Duvivier,

    Affiliations: Department of Internal Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands, Department of Human Movement Sciences, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands

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  • Nicolaas C. Schaper,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands

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  • Michelle A. Bremers,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands

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  • Glenn van Crombrugge,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands

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  • Paul P. C. A. Menheere,

    Affiliation: Central Diagnostic Laboratory, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands

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  • Marleen Kars,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands

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  • Hans H. C. M. Savelberg mail

    hans.savelberg@maastrichtuniversity.nl

    Affiliation: Department of Human Movement Sciences, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands

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  • Published: February 13, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055542

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