Knowledge baseGlossary of terms and concepts: sport, biochemistry, anatomy, etc.

Bioelements are chemical elements that are part of living organisms and are necessary for their
The main concepts of the atomic-molecular theory of the nature of matter are atom, chemical
Glycogen is a branched polymer of glucose used by the body as an energy reserve,
Human growth hormone, also known as somatotropin, is a single-chain polypeptide hormone produced by the
Hepatocytes are liver cells that are the main functional and structural elements of this organ,
Hormones or endocrine hormones are a broad group of biologically active compounds that perform the
Insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1, somatomedin C) is a peptide hormone, is the main mediator of
Lipolysis is a metabolic process in which triacylglycerols (triglycerides) are broken down by hydrolysis into
Osteoarthritis is one of the most common joint diseases characterized by the gradual deterioration of