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Aminilari Z, Daryanoosh F, Koshkie Jahromi M, Mohammadi M. The Effect of 12 Weeks Aerobic Exercise on the Apelin, Omentin and Glucose in Obese Older Women with Diabetes Type 2. J Arak Uni Med Sci. 2014; 17 (4) :1-10
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Ph.D, Daryanoosh F, Department of Sport Physiology, School of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran , Daryanoosh@shirazu.ac.ir
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Background: Derived hormones from Adipokines include leptin, adiponectin, resistin, apelin, omentin.The aim of present study was to investigate the effect of 12 weeks aerobic exercise on plasma levels of Apelin, Omentin and glucose in obese older women with diabetes type 2.

Materials and Methods: In this study, 30 obese older women were chosen. They were also divided in to two groups: control (n=15 Age: 53.3+5.88 BMI: 28.7+2.2) and experimental (n=15 Age: 52.6+ 7.12: BMI: 30.03+3.6) according to their fat percentage and BMI. The training program included aerobic exercises which were conducted increasingly, 3 times a week for 12 weeks. Blood samples were taken before starting the exercise training and also 24 hours after the last training session. U Mann-Whitney Test was used to evaluate the data and in order to compare each group's pretest and posttest, Wilcoxon test was used at the significance level of p&le 0.05.

Results: There were significant changes in apelin and glucose plasma levels in the training group (p=0.001 and p=0.006 respectively). Furthermore, no significant difference was observed between each group's omentin levels.

Conclusion: It was finally concluded that exercise training can facilitate the process of glucose entrance into a cell because of the continuous muscle contractions and also decrease the plasma glucose. Also each adipokine response might be depend on the intensity and duration of exercise training, separately.

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Type of Study: Original Atricle | Subject: Oncology
Received: 2014/02/19 | Accepted: 2014/05/7 | Published: 2014/06/21

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