The Effect of Combined Exercise on Body Composition, Functional Fitness and Muscle Protein Synthesis Related Hormone in Sarcopenic Obesity Elderly Women

복합운동이 근감소증을 동반한 비만 여성고령자의 신체조성과 기능적 체력 및 근단백질합성 관련 호르몬에 미치는 영향

  • 소용석 (동아대학교 건강관리학과)
  • Received : 2016.05.30
  • Accepted : 2016.06.08
  • Published : 2016.06.30


The purpose of this study was to analyze the effects of combined exercise on body composition, funtional fitness and muscle protein synthesis related hormone in sarcopenic obesity elderly women. The subjects for the study were 20 obesity elderly women over 65 years old. They were divided into two groups, the sarcopenic obesity group(n=10) and non-sarcopenic obesity group(n=10). The variables of body composition and cardiovascular fitness were measured in all the subjects before and after 12-week combined exercise. The findings of this study were as follows; In the sarcopenic obesity elderly women (SG), % body fat significantly decreased in the SG group, FFM and ASM significantly increased. In the chair stand test and arm curl test, SG group significantly increased. SG group significantly changed in chair sit-and-reach test, back scratch test, 2-minute step test. In the muscle protein synthesis related hormone(growth hormone and IGF-1), SG group significantly increased.


Sarcopenia;Obesity;body composition;functional fitness;muscle protein hormone


Supported by : 한국연구재단


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