Response of Blood Lipids to Mild Exercise Training In Arthritis Patients

Vahid Sobhani, Behzad Farahani, A shakibaee, Salim Vahedi Naming, Amidoddin Khatibi Aghda, Zeynab Ebrahimpoor


Introduction: Dyslipidaemia increase had been known in the recent studies as risk factor of coronary artery diseases. Experimental exercise training had been suggested in several studies with different populations to control the coronary artery disorders via lipid profile. Present study was performed to assess the role of mild exercise training on the plasma lipid level in 100 patients (77 male) with arthritis.

Methods: Arthritis patients were randomly selected among patients who were referred into the one obesity clinic in Tehran and they were equally allocated into the trial and control groups. Data were collected between October and December 2011. Our study intervention was mild exercise training and Aerobic exercise was performed in five days in a week.

Results: There were no differences of total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL and LDL in both control and training groups significantly.

Conclusion: It seems that there was not enough activity in mild exercise to motivate the fat metabolism. Some additive therapeutic modalities such as dietary regimen control is needed for better effect.


Mild physical exercise; Cholesterol; Arthritis; Triglyceride; HDL; LDL

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