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Physical activity in the prevention of human diseases: role of epigenetic modifications

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Genomics, November 2017
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (81st percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (84th percentile)

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Title
Physical activity in the prevention of human diseases: role of epigenetic modifications
Published in
BMC Genomics, November 2017
DOI 10.1186/s12864-017-4193-5
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Elisa Grazioli, Ivan Dimauro, Neri Mercatelli, Guan Wang, Yannis Pitsiladis, Luigi Di Luigi, Daniela Caporossi

Abstract

Epigenetic modification refers to heritable changes in gene function that cannot be explained by alterations in the DNA sequence. The current literature clearly demonstrates that the epigenetic response is highly dynamic and influenced by different biological and environmental factors such as aging, nutrient availability and physical exercise. As such, it is well accepted that physical activity and exercise can modulate gene expression through epigenetic alternations although the type and duration of exercise eliciting specific epigenetic effects that can result in health benefits and prevent chronic diseases remains to be determined. This review highlights the most significant findings from epigenetic studies involving physical activity/exercise interventions known to benefit chronic diseases such as metabolic syndrome, diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 180 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 29 16%
Student > Bachelor 28 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 26 14%
Researcher 15 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 10 6%
Other 32 18%
Unknown 40 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 32 18%
Sports and Recreations 20 11%
Medicine and Dentistry 19 11%
Nursing and Health Professions 16 9%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 15 8%
Other 28 16%
Unknown 50 28%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 9. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 29 September 2020.
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#2,416,443
of 16,113,383 outputs
Outputs from BMC Genomics
#1,066
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Outputs of similar age
#75,804
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Outputs of similar age from BMC Genomics
#127
of 827 outputs
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