Eur J Nutr (2018) 57:309–318 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00394-016-1320-z ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTION The repeatability of the abbreviated (4‑h) Oral Fat Tolerance Test and influence of prior acute aerobic exercise 1 2 3 1 1 A. F. O’Doherty · T. Sathyapalan · A. S. Rigby · L. Ingle · S. Carroll Received: 30 June 2016 / Accepted: 29 September 2016 / Published online: 14 October 2016 © The Author(s) 2016. This article is published with open access at Springerlink.com Abstract Conclusions The 4-h OFTT is a repeatable test of post- Purpose The Oral Fat Tolerance Test (OFTT) is regarded prandial TAG responses in healthy men. However, aerobic as a repeatable measure used to assess postprandial triglyc- exercise performed immediately before OFTT considerably eride (TAG) levels, with higher levels observed in cardio- increases the variability of TAG AUC. These findings have metabolic disorders. Acute aerobic exercise intervention implications for interpretation of research studies investi- before OFTT reduces the TAG response, but the repeat- gating exercise intervention performed immediately before ability of this effect is unknown. The aim of this study was OFTT. Future studies should also investigate the repeatabil- to determine the repeatability of the abbreviated 4-h OFTT ity of exercise performed 8–24 h before
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Published: Oct 14, 2016
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