The independent and combined effects of 16 weeks of vigorous exercise and energy restriction on body mass and composition in free-living overweight men--a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Cox2003TheIA,
  title={The independent and combined effects of 16 weeks of vigorous exercise and energy restriction on body mass and composition in free-living overweight men--a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Kay L. Cox and Valerie Burke and Alan R. Morton and Lawrie J. Beilin and Ian B. Puddey},
  journal={Metabolism: clinical and experimental},
  year={2003},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={107-15}
}
This study assessed the effects of 16 weeks of energy restriction and vigorous exercise on body mass and body composition. Sixty sedentary men, mean body mass (mean +/- SD) 96.3 (13.9) kg and mean age 42.4 (5.0) years, were randomly assigned to either continue their normal energy intake or restrict energy intake by 4,186 to 6,279 kJ. d(-1). Each group was further randomized to a control light exercise program, or a vigorous exercise program for 3 half-hour sessions per week. Vigorous exercise… CONTINUE READING

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