The effect of aerobic training on depression in inactive women
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1دانشگاه مراغه
Introduction: With the advancement of technology in the 21st century and the spread of impoverished mobility, obesity has become widespread. In developing countries, the prevalence of obesity is increasing and the age of obesity has declined. The World Health Organization estimates that there are over one billion adults obese or overweight in the world. Iran, like other countries, is suffering from this social scourge, as national surveys conducted in different provinces of the country have shown that 34% of women and 10% of men have abdominal obesity. The prevalence of obesity and overweight is alarmingly rising in Iran, due to the development of urbanization, lifestyle changes, patterns of dietary intake, and reduced physical activity. Depression is a psychiatric disorder that has a profound effect on the quality of an individual's personality and changes its perception of one's own environment and its surroundings. With depression, the likelihood of proper care, proper nutrition, and physical activity is reduced, and with increased levels of hormones, the person is more exposed to physical and health problems. it is necessary to provide new ways and means to prevent and cure this social problem. The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of depression and fatty profiles in obese women following aerobic exercise.
Methodology: The present study was a semi-experimental design with pretest-posttest with one intervention group and one control group. 40 obese women with an average age of 40-45 years, with a BMI of 30 kg / m 2, were selected from among the volunteers and randomly selected. After identification of depressed people by standard Beck questionnaire, they were randomly assigned into two groups of 20 (10 depressed and 10 non-affiliated) experimental and control groups. Experimental group for 12 weeks, three sessions per week, and in each session for 60 minutes Aerobic exercises. The serum levels of triglyceride, cholesterol, HDL-c, LDL-c and serum were measured by photometric method using Pars Tests.