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How a Lifestyle Intervention Affects Physical Activity and Body Composition in Taiwanese Overweight Women

Endocrinology
Author
Liarn-Rurng Wen et al.
Used Parameters : BMI, BFM, PBF

Publication Year : 2017

Country : Taiwan

Journal : Journal of Sports and Physical Education

Background: Previous studies have reported that an increased amount of physical activity (PA) can reduce obesity and hence decrease the risk of chronic diseases. However, few numbers of researches used accelerometers to investigate the association between free-living PA and health promotion. In this study, accelerometers were used to investigate how a 6-week lifestyle intervention affects PA and body composition in overweight women. Methods: Fifteen overweight women (mean age: 46.1±10.3 years) in the community …
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