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Trekking exercise promotes cardiovascular health and fitness benefits in older obese women

Endocrinology
Author
Kang SJ
Used Parameters : PBF

Publication Year : 2015

Country : Korea

Journal : Journal of Exercise Rehabilitation

Trekking includes downhill walking and enhances lower limb strength. Muscle fitness is a predictor of mortality and is associated with cardiovascular risk factors in adults. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of trekking on cardiovascular health and fitness in older obese women. The participants were randomly assigned to an exercise group (EG, n= 32) and a control group (CG, n= 48). The EG participated in the trekking program for 12 weeks, 3 times per week, and 90 min per session, at a moderate intensity …
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