The Effect of Combined Station Training on Adiponectin and hs-CRP in Overweight Women

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The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of 8 weeks of combined station training on the adiponectin and hs-CRP in overweight women. 22 overweight women (mean ± SD, age 26.04±4.43 years; weight 73.10±6.56 kg; body mass index 29.35±2.53) were voluntarily selected and randomly divided into control (n=11) and combined station training (n=11) groups. The subjects of combined station training practiced for 8 weeks, 4 sessions per week with an intensity of 70–90% MHR. Blood samples were collected in a fasting state before practice and 48 hours after the last training session. ELISA was used to measure hormonal variables. For data analysis, ANCOVA analysis was used. After 8 weeks of combined station training, the levels of adiponectin in experimental group increased significantly (P=0.001) while the levels of hs-CRP decreased (P=0.001). It seems that due to anti-inflammatory effects, combined station training with high intensity may be an effective therapy to prevent and improve risk factors for chronic obesity-related diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, etc. in sedentary overweight young women.


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