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The effects of aquatic exercise on body composition and nonspecific low back pain in elderly males

Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
Author
Irandoust K et al.
Used Parameters : Trunk FFM, PBF, WHR

Publication Year : 2015

Country : Iran

Journal : Journal of Physical Therapy Science

[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of aquatic exercises on nonspecific low back pain (LBP) in elderly males.[Subjects and Methods] Thirty-two elderly men aged 65 or older were recruited and randomly allocated to two groups: aquatic training (3 d/wk for 12 wk) or a control group. Body mass index (BMI), percentage of body fat (PBF), waist-hip ratio (WHR), and trunk muscle mass were measured before and after training.[Results] The results suggested that all obesity variables including BMI, WHR, and …
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