Effects of aerobic vs. resistance training on visceral and liver fat stores, liver enzymes, and i...

26 Oct 2011Cris A. Slentz, Lori A. Bateman, Leslie H. Willis, A. Tamlyn Shields, Charles J. Tanner, Lucy W. Piner, Victoria H. Hawk, Michael J. Muehlbauer, Greg P. Samsa, Rendon C. Nelson, Kim M. Huffman, Connie W. Bales, Joseph A. Houmard, William E. Kraus

These data show that, for overweight and obese individuals who want to reduce measures of visceral fat and fatty liver infiltration and improve HOMA [homeostatic model assessment] and alanine aminotransferase, a moderate amount of aerobic exercise is the most time-efficient and effective exercise mode.

Cohort Study
10 effects
8 months
249 subjects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Running Selfcare risk & protective factor
Running
Selfcare

Aerobic Exercise Capacity Musculoskeletal outcome
Aerobic Exercis...
Musculoskeletal

Strong Increase

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Running Selfcare risk & protective factor
Running
Selfcare

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Obesity
Musculoskeletal

Notable Decrease

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Running Selfcare risk & protective factor
Running
Selfcare

Fat Oxidation Musculoskeletal outcome
Fat Oxidation
Musculoskeletal

Notable Increase

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Running Selfcare risk & protective factor
Running
Selfcare

Insulin Resistance Lymphatic outcome

Strong Decrease

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Strength Training Selfcare risk & protective factor

Strength Musculoskeletal outcome
Strength
Musculoskeletal

Notable Increase

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Strength Training Selfcare risk & protective factor

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Obesity
Musculoskeletal

Notable Decrease

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Strength Training Selfcare risk & protective factor

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Obesity
Musculoskeletal

Notable Decrease

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Strength Training Selfcare risk & protective factor

Insulin Resistance Lymphatic outcome

Notable Decrease

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Strength Training Selfcare risk & protective factor

Visceral fat Digestive outcome
Visceral fat
Digestive

Minor Decrease

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Running Selfcare risk & protective factor
Running
Selfcare

Visceral fat Digestive outcome
Visceral fat
Digestive

Notable Decrease

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