Interaction Effect of 8-Week Aerobic Exercise and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation on Plasma Adiponectin Concentration


avatar Gholamreza Khedri 1 , avatar Mehdi Mogharnasi 2 , *

Department Exercise Physiology, Islamic Azad University of Fars, Branch Sciences and Researchs, Shiraz, Iran.
Department of Exercise Physiology, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran

how to cite: Khedri G, Mogharnasi M. Interaction Effect of 8-Week Aerobic Exercise and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation on Plasma Adiponectin Concentration. Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2013;15(3):e93063.


Background : Scientific evidence indicates the impact of aerobic exercise and omega-3 fatty acids - both –are for the improvement of the cardiovascular system .The purpose of this research was about studies interaction effect of 8 weeks aerobic exercise and omega- 3 fatty acids supplementation on plasma adiponectin concentration of elderly men.
Materials and Methods : In this study, 36 male non-athletes aged were between 50 to 70 year age range of men aged the city of Genaveh. Statistical sample of 36 male non- athletes in the age range 50 to 70 years old randomly selected in four groups of nine persons, respectively, the first group: exercise supplemental omega-3, Group II: Exercise placebo group: supplementation with omega-3 groups quarter: placebo. Endurance exercise training program includes 24 sessions and 3 sessions per week, with duration and intensity was determined. (55-70% HRmax). Daily supplements of omega-3 fatty acids were 2 Capsule. Blood samples were taken after fasting 14 hours before the study and 48 hours after the last training session was conducted. The data Kolmogrov-Smirnov, t-test, One-Way Anova at significance level of p≤ 0.05 were analyzed in SPSS 17.
Results : The results of research after 8 weeks showed that moderate-intensity aerobic exercise and omega-3 fatty acids supplementation, only increased in the exercise + omega-3 fatty acids group (7.8%) that could not created a significant increase in plasma adiponectin concentration groups. Also in final of research did not show a significant difference between groups in compare after 8 weeks.
Conclusion : The results showed that by aerobic exercise and use of omega-3 fatty acids and increase amounts of adiponectin and its anti boil property, perhaps maybe that, adiponectin by effect of its preservation has a great role in prevention and reduce of cardiovascular diseases.


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