pISSN : 2383-6415   eISSN : 2383-6423

The Effect of Brisk Walking Exercise Program on Body Composition, Blood Pressure, Blood Glucose and Blood Lipid for Middle-aged Woman with Obesity


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INFORMATION : page. 62~68 / 2008 Vol.10 No.1


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Purpose: This study was conducted to test the effect of the 12 weeks brisk walking exercise program on body composition, blood pressure, blood glucose and blood lipid for middle-aged woman with obesity. Method: The subject were 25 obese women in 40-64 yr old who were composed of over 30% body fat. For the analysis, descriptive statistics, paired t-test were used for statical analysis with SPSS 15.0. Result: The results were summarized as follows: first, the body weight, body mass index (BMI), % body fat of the obese woman were significantly decreased after implementing the 12 weeks brisk walking exercise program (p<.5). Second, the systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure and blood glucose were significantly decreased after the 12 weeks brisk walking exercise program (p<.5). Third, the serum cholesterol was significantly decreased (p<.05) but serum triglyceride was not significantly decreased the after 12 weeks brisk walking exercise program. Conclusion: These results suggest that the brisk walking exercise program has an effect on decreasing body weight, BMI, percent body fat, blood pressure and serum cholesterol in middle-aged woman with obesity to reduce obesity and prevent chronic disease.

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비만여성,걷기,체성분,혈압,혈당,혈중지질,Obesity,Walking,Body composition,Blood pressure,Blood glucose,Blood lipid


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