ANNALS OF APPLIED SPORT SCIENCE–Special Issue
First National Congress of
"New Scientific Consequence for Iran’s Sport Development" Lahijan Branch, Islamic Azad University, 2014, 10-11 December
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ISSN (Online): 2322 – 4479
Comparing Effects of Selective Aerobics and
Resistance Training on Profile Lipid in
Overweight Untrained Women
1Sania Sedaghatkish∗, 2Farhad Rahmaninia, 3Zahra Hojjati
1. Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran.
2. Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran.
3. Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran.
Cardiovascular disease is the most common cardiovascular diseases and considered as the main cause of mortality in the world. The purpose of this study was to compare effects of selective aerobic and resistance training on lipid profile, in overweight untrained women.
36 overweight female volunteers, 23-30 years old, participated in this study. The subjects were randomly placed into one of three groups namely aerobics (13), resistance (13) and control (10). Body mass index, body fat percentage and lipid profile were measured at baseline and after exercise training. Training program lasted for eight weeks and it was carried out 3 times per week. Statistical tests of paired t-test and ANOVA were used for data analysis.