The Effect of Continues Aerobic Training with Green Tea Supplementation on Lipid Profiles of Inactive Obese Females
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Annals of Applied Sport Science, ISSN: 2476-4981, Vol: 5, Issue: 1, Page: 45-50
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- Health Professions; Medicine; Social Sciences; Psychology; Business, Management and Accounting
Background. Obesity, through creating disorder in blood lipids and also, increase insulin resistance, has a main role in appearance high risk disease such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and various kind of cancer. Objectives. The aim of this study was to survey effect of eight weeks continuous aerobic training accompanied with green tea consumption on lipid profile of inactive obese female. Methods. In this quasi-experimental research, 40 inactive obese female with body mass index equal or greater than 30 kg/m2 selected as subjects. After receiving written consent, the subjects divided randomly into four equal groups; 1) continuous aerobic training, 2) green tea consumption, 3) continuous aerobic training accompanied with green tea consumption and 4) control. Continuous aerobic training was done for eight weeks, three sessions per week and intensity of 65-75 percent of MHR. Green tea supplement consume three bags (2 gram) in three meals per day. For combination group, both of intervention did. Before and after eight weeks intervention of training and green tea consumption, blood sampling done at 12h fasting state. Results. It showed that continuous aerobic training with consumption of green tea supplement lead to significant reduction in body weight and fat percentage (p < 0.05) and no significant effect on lipid profile (p > 0.05). Conclusion. In general, inactive obese female may benefit of positive effects of continuous aerobic training accompanied with green tea consumption on body weight and fat percentage. However, to determine effects of continuous aerobic training on lipid profile of inactive obese women more research is needed.