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Effects of Resistance and Aerobic Exercise Training or Education Associated with a Dietetic Program on Visfatin Concentrations and Body Composition in Overweight and Obese Women

Mehdi Kargarfard 1 , * , Ardalan Shariat 2 , Ina Shaw 3 , Parastoo Haddadi 1 and Brandon S Shaw 3
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1 Department of Exercise Physiology, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
2 Sports Medicine Research Centre, Neuroscience Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Human Movement Science, University of Zululand, Private Bag X1001, KwaDlangezwa, 3886, Kwazulu-Natal, Republic of South Africa
Article information
  • Asian Journal of Sports Medicine: December 2017, 8 (4); e57690
  • Published Online: October 30, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 20, 2017
  • Revised: July 6, 2017
  • Accepted: August 28, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/asjsm.57690

To Cite: Kargarfard M, Shariat A, Shaw I, Haddadi P, Shaw B S. Effects of Resistance and Aerobic Exercise Training or Education Associated with a Dietetic Program on Visfatin Concentrations and Body Composition in Overweight and Obese Women, Asian J Sports Med. 2017 ; 8(4):e57690. doi: 10.5812/asjsm.57690.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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