Effects of Aquajogging in Obese Adults: A Pilot Study

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Eveline J. M. Wouters; Annemieke M. A. Van Nunen; Rinie Geenen; Ronette L. Kolotkin; Ad J. J. M. Vingerhoets;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Limited
  • Journal: Journal of Obesity,volume 2,010 (issn: 2090-0708, eissn: 2090-0716)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2010/231074, pmc: PMC2915659
  • Subject: Clinical Study | Psychologie (PSYC) | Internal medicine | RC31-1245

Aim and Method. To examine in obese people the potential effectiveness of a six-week, two times weekly aquajogging program on body composition, fitness, health-related quality of life, and exercise beliefs. Fifteen otherwise healthy obese persons participated in a pilot... View more
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