Effect of exercise on pulmonary function tests in obese Malaysian patients

L. K S Christopher, Nik Ritza Kosai Nik Mahmood, R. Reynu, K. B. Levin, M. M. Taher, P. A. Sutton, Norlela Sukor, Srijit Das

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Background and Aims. Obesity has taken the 21st century by storm, posing negative effects on of the various facades of health, healthcare and global economy. With regards to pulmonary performance, numerous studies have proven the detrimental effects of obesity while reinstating the positive effects of weight loss on overall pulmonary function. However, effects of exercise on pulmonary function and correlation between changes in pulmonary function test with weight loss have yet to be described. We performed a prospective interventional study to determine the effects of regular exercise on Pulmonary Function Tests (PFT) and ascertain the relationship between weight loss and change in PFT in obese patients. Materials and Methods. Twenty-five obese patients were enrolled, giving an 80% power of study. Baseline weight and PFT consisting of FEV1, FVC, TLC, mean ERV and VC were recorded prior to commencement of the 8 week long Standard Exercise Regimen (SER). PFT and weight were recorded again at the end of 8 weeks. Results. All parameters of the PFT studied improved significantly with exercise. The participants lost an average of 1kg of body weight post-exercise (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)105-109
Number of pages5
JournalClinica Terapeutica
Volume166
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Nov 2015

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Keywords

  • Exercise
  • Obesity
  • Pulmonary function
  • Weight loss

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  • Medicine(all)

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Effect of exercise on pulmonary function tests in obese Malaysian patients. / Christopher, L. K S; Nik Mahmood, Nik Ritza Kosai; Reynu, R.; Levin, K. B.; Taher, M. M.; Sutton, P. A.; Sukor, Norlela; Das, Srijit.

In: Clinica Terapeutica, Vol. 166, No. 3, 16.11.2015, p. 105-109.

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Christopher, L. K S ; Nik Mahmood, Nik Ritza Kosai ; Reynu, R. ; Levin, K. B. ; Taher, M. M. ; Sutton, P. A. ; Sukor, Norlela ; Das, Srijit. / Effect of exercise on pulmonary function tests in obese Malaysian patients. In: Clinica Terapeutica. 2015 ; Vol. 166, No. 3. pp. 105-109.
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