Low impact aerobic dance as a useful exercise mode for reducing body mass in mildly obese middle-aged women.

@article{Shimamoto1998LowIA,
  title={Low impact aerobic dance as a useful exercise mode for reducing body mass in mildly obese middle-aged women.},
  author={H. Shimamoto and Y. Adachi and M. Takahashi and K. Tanaka},
  journal={Applied human science : journal of physiological anthropology},
  year={1998},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={
          109-14
        }
}
  • H. Shimamoto, Y. Adachi, +1 author K. Tanaka
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • Applied human science : journal of physiological anthropology
  • The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that a low impact aerobic dance is a useful exercise mode for weight loss in obese middle-aged women. Sixty Japanese women, aged 50.9 +/- 6.7 years (initial %fat = 35.2 +/- 5.3%), participated in our 3-month weight-loss program consisting of diet and exercise prescription. To compare the effectiveness of exercise modes, the subjects were divided into the following two groups: aerobic dance group and jogging and/or cycling group. As a result… CONTINUE READING
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