Aerobic exercise in water versus walking on land: effects on indices of fat reduction and weight loss of obese women.

@article{Gappmaier2006AerobicEI,
  title={Aerobic exercise in water versus walking on land: effects on indices of fat reduction and weight loss of obese women.},
  author={Eduard Gappmaier and Woodcliff Lake and Arnold G. Nelson and Adrienne G Fisher},
  journal={The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness},
  year={2006},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={564-9}
}
AIM It has been suggested, that water exercise is less effective than weight-bearing exercise on land for body fat reduction. METHODS To test this hypothesis 38 middle-aged obese women (25-47% body fat) participated in a 13 week exercise-diet program to compare the effects of aerobic exercise in water versus walking on land on indices of fat reduction and weight loss changes. Subjects were randomly assigned to 1 of 3 exercise groups: 1) walking on land (WL), 2) swimming (SW) at 27 degrees C… CONTINUE READING
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