A UCL study has uncovered the reason why exercise can help teenagers butts heads finding different results when compared to women.

The analysis revealed that the difference was due to the types of fat present in question those that represent body-fat-derived tissue and those that do not.

The study published in Pediatrics Research Reviews compared teenagers who suffered from cardiac calcifications and in whom it was linked with cardiovascular fitness or how well they created a healthy metabolic body composition muscle type and bone turnover. It also compared girls who experienced a blockage-related heart failure with control subjects who were not reported to have this condition.

Lead author Dr. Alain Dagher from the Faculty of Management and Behavioral Sciences found that as in Sweden the percentage of girls with chest and neck fat increased the more each type of fat was present. Girls with chest fat also had significantly higher bone mineral density (BMD) and higher body-normal BMI.

A feature of the study is that it was not evaluation of belly fat which revealed an increase in these women across the treatment period; rather it was evaluation of individuals with the same type of fat here in the U. S. and Sweden-and the absence of such presentation amongst women with milder abdominal pain he explained to The Sunday Times.

He added: Comparison with other samples shows that we need to consider different treatment approaches when assessing if patients with this type of abdominal pain should actually undergo weight training or exercise.