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Title: The caregene study: muscle-specific creatine kinase gene and aerobic power in coronary artery disease
Authors: Defoor, Johan ×
Martens, Kevin
Matthijs, Gert
Zieliñska, Dominika
Schepers, Dirk
Philips, Tim
Vlietinck, Robert
Fagard, Robert
Vanhees, Luc #
Issue Date: Aug-2005
Series Title: European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation vol:12 issue:4 pages:415-417
Abstract: In 927 biologically unrelated Caucasian patients with coronary artery disease it was investigated whether the NcoI restriction fragment length polymorphism of the muscle-specific creatine kinase (CKMM) gene is associated with aerobic power and with the response to physical training. Physical training significantly (P<0.001) increased peak oxygen consumption in the GG, AG and AA NcoI genotypes. Covariate-adjusted peak oxygen consumption at baseline, after training and the response to training were not different across CKMM NcoI genotypes.
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ISSN: 1741-8267
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Clinical Genetics Section (-)
Associated Laboratories - miscellaneous (-)
Research Group for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Rehabilitation
Hypertension and Cardiovascular Epidemiology
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences - miscellaneous
Department of Human Genetics - miscellaneous
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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