Exercise intervention on cardiovascular disease risk factors in a university population in the United Arab Emirates.

@article{Dalibalta2017ExerciseIO,
  title={Exercise intervention on cardiovascular disease risk factors in a university population in the United Arab Emirates.},
  author={Sarah Dalibalta and Fatemeh Mirshafiei and Gareth Davison},
  journal={International journal of adolescent medicine and health},
  year={2017}
}
Objective 1) To assess the incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in a university population, and 2) to investigate the effects of an 8-week exercise intervention on CVD risk factors. Methods Forty-six students participated in this study. Baseline cardiorespiratory fitness was assessed using maximal oxygen uptake (VO2 max). Total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL)-cholesterol and triglycerides were measured. Body mass index (BMI), waist-to-hip circumference ratio (WHR… CONTINUE READING