Effect of resistance training with and without caloric restriction on visceral fat: A systemic review and meta‐analysis

  title={Effect of resistance training with and without caloric restriction on visceral fat: A systemic review and meta‐analysis},
  author={Mousa Khalafi and Abbas Malandish and Sara K. Rosenkranz and Ali A Ravasi},
  journal={Obesity Reviews},
We performed a systematic review and meta‐analysis to investigate the effect of resistance training (RT) with and without caloric restriction (CR) on visceral fat (VF). PubMed and Scopus were searched to identify original articles published through December 2020. Standardized mean differences and 95% confidence intervals (95% CIs) were determined, and separate analyses were conducted for RT versus control, and RT plus CR versus CR only. Thirty‐four studies including 38 intervention arms and… 


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