"The Effect of Aerobic Exercise versus Strength Training In Reducing Weight in Overweight PCOS Women"

Authors

Priya Kumari (Assistant Professor), Dr. P Senthil Selvam (Professor & HOD), Dr. M. S Sundaram (Professor) & Gnana Jesintha
Vels University , School of Physiotherapy, Rajiv Gandhi salai, Near Navalur, Thalambur, OFF (OMR), Chennai-600130

Dr. M. Manoj Abraham (Professor & Principal)
K G College of Physiotherapy, Saravanampatti, Coimbatore-641035

Dr. Tushar J Palekar (Professor & Principal)
Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pune-411018

Abstract

The aim of the study to find out the effect of aerobic exercise and strength training in reducing weight in overweight PCOS women. BACKGROUND: The PCOS is common problem which affect women in the age of 18-40 years. It is due to altered lifestyle and reduced physical activity which leads to obesity and other health issues.METHOD:30 women’s with the age group of 18 to 22 are selected for the study and they are separate into 2 groups each group contain 15 women’s. One group of women perform the aerobic exercise and other group of women perform strength training for 3 days a week for 8 weeks. The pretest and post-test values are taken by the outcome measure used for the study are BMI and WHR.RESULT: The mean value shows aerobic exercise is more effective than strength training in reducing weight in overweight PCOS women. CONCLUSION: The study concludes that both aerobic exercise and strength training are effective in reducing weight in overweight PCOS women.