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Title: Minimal difference between aerobic and progressive resistance exercise on metabolic profile and fitness in older adults with diabetes mellitus: A randomised trial
Authors: Ng, C.L.
Goh, S.-Y.
Malhotra, R. 
Østbye, T. 
Tai, E.S.
Keywords: Diabetes mellitus
Exercise
Glycosylated
Hemoglobin A
Type 2
Issue Date: Sep-2010
Citation: Ng, C.L., Goh, S.-Y., Malhotra, R., Østbye, T., Tai, E.S. (2010-09). Minimal difference between aerobic and progressive resistance exercise on metabolic profile and fitness in older adults with diabetes mellitus: A randomised trial. Journal of Physiotherapy 56 (3) : 163-170. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1836-9553(10)70021-7
Abstract: Question: Is progressive resistance training as effective as aerobic training of similar duration in sedentary older adults with diabetes mellitus? Design: A randomised trial with concealed allocation, assessor blinding and intention-to-treat analysis. Participants: Sixty people with Type 2 diabetes mellitus with glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c) between 8% and 10% in the past month. Intervention: One group undertook progressive resistance exercise and the other group undertook aerobic exercise. Both groups completed 18 sessions over 8 weeks. In each session, the progressive resistance exercise group did nine resistive exercises while the aerobic exercise group did 50 minutes of aerobic exercise. Outcome measures: HbA1c, blood glucose, lipid profile (total, high- and low-density cholesterol and triglycerides), weight, body mass index, body fat, waist circumference, waist:hip ratio, blood pressure, and peak oxygen consumption. Results: Forty-nine (82%) participants completed the intervention. HbA1c reduced by a similar amount in both groups (MD 0.1%, 95% CI -0.3 to 0.5). However, significant between-group differences occurred in change in waist circumference in favour of progressive resistance exercise (MD -1.8 cm, 95% CI -0.5 to -3.1), and in change in peak oxygen consumption in favour of aerobic exercise (MD 5.2 ml/kg, 95% CI 0.0 to 10.4). Conclusions: Progressive resistance exercise has similar effects to aerobic exercise and therefore offers a useful alternative for patients unable to participate in aerobic exercise. Trial registration: NCT01000519. © Australian Physiotherapy Association 2010.
Source Title: Journal of Physiotherapy
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/110584
ISSN: 18369553
DOI: 10.1016/S1836-9553(10)70021-7
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