Special Issue "Molecular and Cellular Exercise Physiology in Metabolism"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2021.
Exercise is one of the major strategies to protect and improve metabolic disease induced by a sedentary lifestyle, abnormal diet, and aging. People perform various exercise types, leading to numerous molecular and cellular alterations. These changes enhance cellular metabolism and functions in tissues including skeletal muscle, liver, heart, adipose tissue, brain, and others. Exercise also enhances the interplay between cells, tissues, organs, and systems. Numerous molecules are involved in the interaction, and their crosstalk can facilitate metabolic rate and function to support energy in contracting muscle. In addition, regular exercise training leads to molecular and cellular adaptations, which can help to protect and improve health against various diseases. Understanding molecular and cellular mechanisms that are induced by various exercise types can provide more advanced treatment to improve sports performance or health. In addition, the exercise-induced molecular pathway can be targeted to prevent and treat metabolic disease patients who are unable to perform exercise training regularly. We are interested in metabolic molecules, such as PPARβ/δ, PGC-1α, AMPK, and any other molecules that are linked to metabolic function. We are also interested in not only mitochondrial function that is induced by a specific molecule with exercise but also certain metabolites, anti-inflammatory peptides, and RNA species, termed as exerkines, that are released in response to exercise and which could promote healthy systemic energy homeostasis via signaling and interplay between cells, tissues, and organs.
Thus, this Special Issue entitled ‘Molecular and Cellular Exercise Physiology in Metabolism’ will discuss the recent advances in metabolic molecular mechanisms that are induced by exercise to understand exercise physiology and treat a health problem. Topics related to both original and reviewed articles are welcome.
Prof. Dr. Jin-Ho Koh
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- molecular mechanisms
- metabolic disease