Exercise, Aging, and Immunity

Authored by: Jeffrey A. Woods , Yi Sun , Brandt D. Pence

Lifestyle Medicine

Print publication date:  May  2019
Online publication date:  April  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138708846
eBook ISBN: 9781315201108
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315201108-46

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Abstract

1.Aging is associated with immunosenescence and a state of chronic, low-grade inflammation characterized by elevated levels of circulating IL-6, CRP, and TNF-α, which may increase morbidity and mortality.

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