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A Narrative Review of the Impact of Aerobic Training on the Prevention and Treatment of Obesity-Related Hypertension

  • Open or CloseOnur Oral1*, Pınar Tatlibal2 and Evangelia Stavropoulou3

    1Faculty of Sports Sciences, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey

    2Faculty of Sports Sciences, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey

    3Master of Research in Information and Communication, University of Lorraine, France

    *Corresponding author:Onur Oral, Faculty of Sports Sciences, Department of Health Sciences and Sports, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey

Submission: July 14, 2021Published: July 29, 2021

DOI: 10.31031/OPROJ.2021.08.000689

ISSN : 2576-8875
Volume8 Issue3


Introduction: Obesity related hypertension has been appearing as a challenging health problem for years all over the world. For this reason, it has been underlined. That medical treatment methods should be combined with physical exercises. Recent studies show that aerobic exercises such as cycling, jogging assist weight loss in obese patients, which will lead the success of the medical treatment of hypertension.

Material and methods: In the search for scientific literature related to this review the US National Library of Medicine (PubMed) used MEDLINE and Sport discuss data and the terms ‘aerobic exercise’, ‘hypertension’, ‘physical exercise’ and ‘obesity’ were used. The relevant literature has also taken its source from the research of relevant articles from reference lists derived from data studies.

Result: Physical exercise, especially aerobic exercise has a significant role both in the treatment and prevention periods of obesity-related hypertension. In this sense, since aerobic exercises have been reported to provide benefits, it becomes a much more effective method in the treatment of hypertension, when the medical treatments of hypertension patients are combined with aerobic exercise programs.

Discussion: The regular exercise habits should also be taken into account as an effective method in the treatment of hypertension by taking care of the intensity and duration of the exercise to be applied should be considered in exercise planning.

Keywords: Aerobic exercise; Hypertension; Obesity

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