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Journal of Aging Research
Volume 2011, Article ID 512593, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/512593
Research Article

The Melanocortin 3 Receptor: A Novel Mediator of Exercise-Induced Inflammation Reduction in Postmenopausal Women?

1Department of Kinesiology, Louisiana State University, 112 Long Fieldhouse, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
2Department of Kinesiology, Texas Christian University, TCU Box 297730, Fort Worth, TX 76129, USA
3Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Texas Christian University, TCU Box 298620, Fort Worth, TX 76129, USA
4Sports Medicine Fellowship, John Peter Smith Hospital, 701 E. I-20, Arlington, Fort Worth, TX 76018, USA

Received 10 August 2010; Revised 9 November 2010; Accepted 14 December 2010

Academic Editor: Iris Reuter

Copyright © 2011 Tara M. Henagan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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