Effect of 12 Weeks of Resistive Exercises Versus Aerobic Exercises in Overweight Hypertensive Postmenopausal Women (exercise)

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Cairo University (CU)

Status

Completed

Conditions

Exercise

Treatments

Device: resistive exercise
Device: aerobic exercise in form of treadmill walking

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT03637985
CairoU89

Details and patient eligibility

About

Sixty postmenopausal women participated in this study from gynecological outpatient clinic, at Al-Zahra universal Hospital, Al Azhar University, and Cairo. They were first diagnosed to be hypertensive in their early postmenopausal period .Their blood pressure ranged between 140/90mmHg to 170/105mmHg, their ages ranged from 50 to 60 years and their body mass index ranged from 30:35 kg/m2.

Full description

The participants were divided randomly according to closed envelop into three equal groups in number: Group A (RE) consisted of twenty women who participated in the resistive exercise program. Group B (AE) group: consisted of twenty women who participated in an aerobic exercise program. All patients in both groups (A & B) participated in the exercises three times per week for twelve weeks and every session lasted for 45 min and continues their antihypertensive medication

Enrollment

60 patients

Sex

Female

Ages

50 to 60 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

All women diagnosed as essential hypertension. All women must be in their early postmenopausal period

Exclusion criteria

Lesion to higher centers leading to hypertension (embolism) any cardiovascular disease premature menopause surgical menopause severe hypertension diabetic under treatment of hormonal therapy.

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

Double Blind

60 participants in 2 patient groups

resistive exercise
Experimental group
Description:
resistive exercises using elastic band(Thera Band) Sets were at moderate intensity, 8-10 repetitions for every motion for 12 weeks
Treatment:
Device: resistive exercise
Aerobic exercise
Experimental group
Description:
Aerobic exercise in form of treadmill walking for 45 minutes for 12 weeks
Treatment:
Device: aerobic exercise in form of treadmill walking

Trial contacts and locations

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