White blood cells, smoking and exercise training

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White blood cells, smoking and exercise training

Kaboli Mohamadzaman, Ferizadeh Abbas, Safdari Yazdan, Balali Jafar
J. Bio. Env. Sci.4( 2), 171-176, February 2014.
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Smoking role in lung and cardiovascular diseases has been known for years. In this study, we aimed to the effect exercise training for long term on white blood cell and other blood cells in smoker men. For this purpose, thirty adult smoker men aged 41.8 +/- 4.8 years, height 174.9 +/- 6.5 cm and weight 95.4 +/- 4.5 Kg was enrolled to participate in this study. Then they divided into exercise or control group. The subject in Exercise group were completed a aerobic exercise program lasted 3 months (3 sessions weekly) but control group banned of any exercise in this period. Venous blood samples were obtained before and after the aerobic training after overnight fast in order to measuring white blood cells count and other blood cells. Data analyzed by T test in the SPSS software version 15.0. The data of Student’s t-tests for paired samples showed a significant decrease in white blood cells count in exercise group but not in other blood cells. Based on our results, it is conclude that exercise training can be affect blood cells profile in smokers in


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