The Regulation of Physical Activity by Genetic Mechanisms: Is there a Drive to be Active?

Nishan Sudheera Kalupahana, Naima Moustaid-Moussa, Jung Han Kim, Brynn H. Voy, David Bassett, Molly S. Bray, J. Timothy Lightfoot

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGenetic and Molecular Aspects of Sport Performance
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages283-293
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9781444334456
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 25 2010

Keywords

  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Gene-Environment Interaction and Epigenetics
  • Health, Risk Factors, Exercise Training, and Genetics (HERITAGE)
  • Identifying the Genes Regulating the Level of Physical Activity
  • Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)
  • Quebec Family Study (QFS)
  • The Regulation of Physical Activity by Genetic Mechanisms: Is There a Drive to Be Active? Evidence for a Genetic Basis of Physical Activity in Animal Models
  • quantitative trait loci (QTL)

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Kalupahana, N. S., Moustaid-Moussa, N., Kim, J. H., Voy, B. H., Bassett, D., Bray, M. S., & Lightfoot, J. T. (2010). The Regulation of Physical Activity by Genetic Mechanisms: Is there a Drive to be Active? In Genetic and Molecular Aspects of Sport Performance (pp. 283-293). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444327335.ch24