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The Utility of Continuous Glucose Monitoring In Exercise and Health Science.

Routen, Ashley (2010) The Utility of Continuous Glucose Monitoring In Exercise and Health Science. Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 10 (2). pp. 21-26. ISSN Print:1582-8131 Electronic: 2066-2483

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Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) is an evolving technology which provides information about the
direction, magnitude, duration, frequency, and causes of fluctuations in blood glucose levels. This review
summarises the rationale for ambulatory continuous glucose monitoring in the exercise sciences, the current
literature to date, and potential future directions of research. It is concluded that CGM data collected during
exercise/physical activity related trials would facilitate the improvement of glucoregulatory exercise programmes
and development of more appropriate evidence based physical activity guidelines for glycaemic control.
Keywords: blood glucose, glycaemic regulation, physical activity, exercise.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: blood glucose, glycaemic regulation, physical activity
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC1200 Sports Medicine
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Q Science > QP Physiology
Divisions: College of Business, Psychology and Sport > School of Sport and Exercise Science
Copyright Info: Open Access Journal
Depositing User: Ashley Routen
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2010 08:06
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 16:52

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