Effects of a 12-week exercise training programme on aerobic fitness, body composition, blood lipids and C-reactive protein in adolescents with obesity.

@article{Wong2008EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of a 12-week exercise training programme on aerobic fitness, body composition, blood lipids and C-reactive protein in adolescents with obesity.},
  author={Patricia C H Wong and Michael Yong Hwa Chia and Ian Y. Y. Tsou and Gervais Khin Lin Wansaicheong and Benedict Tan and John C K Wang and John Wei-Ming Tan and Chung Gon Kim and Gerald Boh and Darren Lim},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  year={2008},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={286-93}
}
INTRODUCTION Developing effective exercise programmes for the paediatric population is a strategy for decreasing obesity and is expected to help in eventually limiting obesity-associated long-term health and societal impact. In this study, the effects of a 12-week twice weekly additional exercise training, which comprised a combination of circuit-based resistance training and aerobic exercises, in additional to typical physical education sessions, on aerobic fitness, body composition and serum… CONTINUE READING
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