Dissertation Topic (preliminary)
The effect of exercise training on GDF-15 levels in humans
Research Question (preliminary)
Does exercise positively affect the production of GDF-15?
Methods and approach
Analysis of data from two studies – 4-week training program (28 healthy overweight females) and single exercise session (16 healthy normal-weight males)
Requirements for the Introduction Chapter (from Project Supervisor)
Length – 1500-2000 words (or 4-6 pages)
20-30 papers cited in Harvard style
Provides objective (neutral in position) review of studies that demonstrate the link between exercise (both long-term and short-term training and single bouts) and GDF-15 in humans. No hypothesis, no expectations – there are not many data.
Describes GDF-15 – why interesting, why is it a potential energy balance regulator, why exercise, its potential role in weight loss
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