hrp0089p2-p158 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity P2 | ESPE2018
, Genitsaridi Sofia-Maria
, Papageorgiou Ifigeneia
, Charmandari Evangelia
Background: Obesity in childhood and adolescence represents a major health problem that reached epidemic proportions in the last decades. Obesity is characterized by an increase in the adipose tissue, which leads to chronic inflammation and release of adipokines, like Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 (FGF21). On the other hand, intense exercise results in decreased adipose tissue, which leads to the release of proteins, the myokines, like irisin. In obesity a resistance in FGF21 an...