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The effects of baduanjin exercise on BMI, waist-hip ratio and lipids among perimenopausal women

Exercise Physiology
Szu et al.
Used Parameters : BMI, WHR

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Taiwan

Journal : International Journal of Nursing Studies

Background: The Prevalence of metabolic syndrome is increasing in perimenopausal women. BMI, waist-hip ratio (WHR) and lipids are important factors for controlling metabolic syndrome. The Baduanjin exercise is a traditional Chinese exercise that promotes the integration of physical and mental health, and it is easy to practice at home and fit for busy perimenopausal women. However, the health effects needed to be evaluated. Aim: The purpose of this quasi-experimental research was to evaluate the effects, after twelve weeks …
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