J. Bio. Env. Sci.1(6), 221-227, December 2011
Asthma and obesity are both increasing concomitantly, suggesting that these factors may be causally related. However, the precise mechanisms of any association between them are not completely understood. Our aim was to verify whether a single bout exercise could improve respiratory functional in obese men. For this purpose, nineteen untrained middle-aged obese men were completed a single bout cycling exercise, and underwent a spirometry test before and after exercise in order to determine effect acute exercise on FEV, FVC, FEV/FVC and the other spirometry parameters. No significant differences were found in all spirometry parameters by cycling exercise with compared to baseline. A short-term exercise intervention can not induce favorable changes in respiratory functional in none-asthma obese men.
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