Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 26th, 2004
According to published research from Turkey, "Insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) is a polypeptide hormone and present in human urine. Insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3) is the major form of binding protein in human circulation and functions as a carrier for IGF-I. Our goal was to determine the effects of volleyball exercise on the concentrations of urine protein, creatinine, IGF-I, and IGFBP-3 in children and to find out whether these effects differ between boys and girls."
"Volunteer children (13 females and 14 males),...
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