Changes in appetite, energy intake, body composition, and circulating ghrelin constituents during an incremental trekking ascent to high altitude

Changes in appetite, energy intake, body composition, and circulating ghrelin constituents during... Eur J Appl Physiol (2017) 117:1917–1928 DOI 10.1007/s00421-017-3683-0 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Changes in appetite, energy intake, body composition, and circulating ghrelin constituents during an incremental trekking ascent to high altitude 1 1 2,4 1 1,3 Jamie Matu  · John O’Hara  · Neil Hill  · Sarah Clarke  · Christopher Boos  · 4 4 1 1 Caroline Newman  · David Holdsworth  · Theocharis Ispoglou  · Lauren Duckworth  · 1,4 1,4 1 David Woods  · Adrian Mellor  · Kevin Deighton   Received: 10 April 2017 / Accepted: 16 July 2017 / Published online: 24 July 2017 © The Author(s) 2017. This article is an open access publication Abstract lower at 5140 m (P = 0.070), compared with baseline. Des- Purpose Circulating acylated ghrelin concentrations are acylated ghrelin concentrations did not significantly change associated with altitude-induced anorexia in laboratory during the trek (P  =  0.177). Total ghrelin concentrations environments, but have never been measured at terrestrial decreased from baseline to 4600  m (P  =  0.045). Skinfold altitude. This study examined time course changes in appe- thickness was lower at all points during the trek compared tite, energy intake, body composition, and ghrelin constitu- with baseline (P  ≤  0.001) and calf girth decreased incre- ents during a high-altitude trek. mentally during the trek (P = 0.010). Methods Twelve participants [age: 28(4) years, BMI Conclusions Changes in plasma http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Applied Physiology Springer Journals

Changes in appetite, energy intake, body composition, and circulating ghrelin constituents during an incremental trekking ascent to high altitude

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Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Copyright © 2017 by The Author(s)
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Biomedicine; Human Physiology; Occupational Medicine/Industrial Medicine; Sports Medicine
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1439-6319
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1439-6327
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10.1007/s00421-017-3683-0
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