Exercise for the treatment and management of overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a review of the literature.

@article{Thomson2011ExerciseFT,
  title={Exercise for the treatment and management of overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a review of the literature.},
  author={Rebecca Louise Thomson and John D. Buckley and Grant D Brinkworth},
  journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={
          e202-10
        }
}
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is characterized by the presence of polycystic ovaries, menstrual dysfunction, infertility and biochemical and clinical hyperandrogenism and is associated with an increased prevalence of cardiometabolic risk factors and psychological problems. Despite the well-established benefits of exercise training and its recommendation as a cornerstone of PCOS management, few well-controlled randomized studies have been conducted evaluating the benefits of exercise training… CONTINUE READING
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