Shlomit Radom-Aizik will head a clinical center in the Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity in Humans program, which is responsible for executing the bulk of this study. (PERC)

The ITM’s national CTSA partner, University of California, Irvine, will spearhead a national study investigating how physical activity impacts child health.

For years, we have known that exercise is important for a healthy, developing body, but we haven’t fully understood the biochemical mechanisms responsible for this. This program – which will include clinical centers, analysis sites, preclinical animal study sites and a bioinformatics center – will provide the most detailed information yet that can allow us to ‘prescribe’ the best form and amount of exercise most beneficial to each child.




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Source: UCI News