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DMSc, professor of pathophysiology, University of Copenhagen, H-index: 68. Flemming Dela is a leader of Xlab and his research focuses on Human Integrative Physiology in Health and Disease. Primary research interests are the influence of physical training on insulin sensitivity and secretion in young and old healthy humans, and in patients with type 2 diabetes. Flemming Dela (2013-2022) has been a Chair of the Scientific board of European College of Sport Science (ECSS).
Title and brief description of the talk
“Does metabolism age well?” The ability to metabolise nutrients is essential for human life. This covers distribution, transport, cellular uptake, oxidation of substrates and ultimately, heat and energy generation. (un)healthy ageing may influence all aspects of this energy-generating chain. The influence of regularly performed exercise on the “ageing metabolism” will be discussed.