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Taekwondo training improves CVD risk factors in obese male adolescents

  title={Taekwondo training improves CVD risk factors in obese male adolescents},
  author={Hyun Chul and Sukho Lee and Hyo Jung Kang and Myong-Won Seo and Hyun-Bae Kim and Jong Kook Song},
  journal={Archives of Budo},
Background & Study Aim: Prevalence of obesity during growth periods has been increased remarkably worldwide. We placed special emphasis on after-school taekwondo training programs to prevent obesity. The aim of this study was knowledge about the effects of taekwondo training on cardiovascular disease risk factors in obese male adolescents. Material & Methods: Twenty three obese male adolescents who were above the 95 th percentile for body mass index: 29.7±2.26 kg·m −2 , aged 14.0±0.90 years… Expand

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