Combined aerobic and resistance exercise improves glycemic control and fitness in type 2 diabetes

A. Maiorana, G. O'Driscoll, Carmel Goodman, R. Taylor, Daniel Green

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Abstract

We investigated the effect of an 8 week circuit training (CT) program, combining aerobic and resistance exercise, on indices of glycemic control, cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength and body composition in 16 subjects (age 52 +/- 2 years) with type 2 diabetes using a prospective randomised crossover protocol. Submaximal exercise heart rate and rate pressure product were significantly lower after training (P
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-123
JournalDiabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Volume56
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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