Effect of selected interval exercise on body composition and quality of life in students with polycystic ovary syndrome

Omidali, Fatemeh (2015) Effect of selected interval exercise on body composition and quality of life in students with polycystic ovary syndrome. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 18 (166.16). pp. 16-24.

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Abstract

Introduction: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in women at reproductive age. Quality of life in women with polycystic ovary syndrome is lower compared to healthy subjects and even the patients with other gynecological diseases. This study was performed with aim to evaluate the effect of selected interval exercise on body composition and quality of life in students with polycystic ovary syndrome. Methods: This practical pretest-post test quasi-experimental study was performed on 10 non-athlete students diagnosed with PCOS in 2014-2015. The subjects performed selected interval exercise 3 sessions per week for 6 weeks. The participants were evaluated using women quality of life questionnaire and measurement of Anthropometric variables. Data was analyzed by SPSS software (version 18) and Kolmogorov-Smirnov and dependent t- test. PResults: In this study, body weight (P=0.040), body mass index (P=0.049) and body fat percent (P=0.041) were significantly decreased after exercise. The data comparison showed a statistically significant difference in menstrual disorders (P=0.001), weight (P=0.016), emotional-excitement (P=0.009), and Total score of quality of life (p=0.036) after the intervention. Conclusion: Performing interval exercise can be effective to improve the quality of life in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Keywords: Interval exercise, Polycystic ovary syndrome, Quality of life

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2017 17:44
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2017 17:44
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3033

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