Childhood muscular fitness and adult metabolic syndrome

Posted by on September 24, 2016 5:02 am
Categories: health

About 20-25 percent of adults have the metabolic syndrome and have increased risk of developing both cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. In a new longitudinal study, investigators examined associations between childhood muscular fitness (strength, endurance, and power) and metabolic syndrome — the latter assessed once they reached adulthood.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *