A yearlong exercise intervention decreases CRP among obese postmenopausal women.

@article{Campbell2009AYE,
  title={A yearlong exercise intervention decreases CRP among obese postmenopausal women.},
  author={Peter T. Campbell and Kristin L Campbell and Mark H. Wener and Brent L Wood and John D. Potter and Anne Mctiernan and Cornelia M Ulrich},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2009},
  volume={41 8},
  pages={1533-9}
}
PURPOSE To investigate the effect of a yearlong moderate-intensity aerobic exercise intervention on C-reactive protein (CRP), serum amyloid A (SAA), and interleukin 6 (IL-6) among overweight or obese postmenopausal women. METHODS In a randomized controlled trial, 115 postmenopausal, overweight or obese, sedentary women, aged 50-75 yr were randomized to an aerobic exercise intervention of moderate-intensity (60%-75% observed maximal HR), for > or = 45 min x d(-1), 5 d x wk (n = 53), or to a 1… CONTINUE READING