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Iranian J Nutr Sci Food Technol 2014, 9(2): 85-94 Back to browse issues page
The effects of a selected aerobic exercise along with a controlled diet on weight loss in obese men
A Tofighi, Y Ghaffari *, N Afsarbegi
Department of Exercise Physiology , ghaffari_y@yahoo.com
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Background and objective: Overweight and obesity is increasing because of changing food consumption patterns as well as our industrial life. Because of this, the prevalence of cardiovascular diseases and premature death have increased. The main goal of this study is to determine the effect of controlled diet as well as aerobic exercise on weight loss in fat men. Materials and methods: In this study 40 fat men were randomly selected and then divided into four groups of ten men.1.Ten men along with exercise . 2. Ten men along with controlled diet. 3. Ten men along with exercise as well as controlled diet. 4. Ten men along with controls. Their height, weight and thickness of subcutaneous fat were measured before starting the exercise and diet intervention. The researcher did the exercise and controlled diet for eight weeks. After four weeks and at the end of the eight weeks of training and diet intervention their weight and thickness of subcutaneous fat were measured. Software of food processer was used to control the subjects dietary intake.In order to analysis the data, the researcher used analysis of variance by repeated measures (ANOVA). In all tests the significance level was considered as p < 0.05 . Results: The results showed that eight weeks of aerobic exercise and controlled diet significantly decreased the levels of weight and body fat percentage in different groups. (p< 0.05 ). So that aerobic exercise along with controlled diet group with four percent reduction in weight had the greatest effect compared to the other groups. Conclusion: In conclusion, based on the findings of this study, we can recommended exercise programs with caution and certain intensity along with low fat dairy foods to weight loss in obese men (BMI>30) to community health centers. Keywords: Aerobic training, Nutrition, Weight loss, Obese men
Keywords: Aerobic training, Nutrition, Weight loss, Obese men
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Article type: Research | Subject: nutrition
Received: 2014/01/3 | Accepted: 2014/07/27 | Published: 2014/07/27
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Tofighi A, ghaffari Y, afsarbegi N. The effects of a selected aerobic exercise along with a controlled diet on weight loss in obese men. Iranian J Nutr Sci Food Technol 2014; 9 (2) :85-94
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