Intensive aquatic resistance training decreases body fat mass and improves physcial function in women with mild knee osteoarthritis

MEDICAL NEWS TODAY | on Mon, Mar 20, 3:00 AM

Aquatic resistance training significantly decreases body fat mass and increases walking speed, i.e., phsyical function in postmenopausal women with mild knee osteoarthritis. The effect of aquatic resistance training on walking speed are long lasting and are maintained one-year after training is ceased. However, higher overall levels of leisure time physical activity are required for long-term management of fat and body mass. This was observed in the study carried out in the Faculty of Sport a...

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