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:: Volume 18, Issue 3 (Fall 2008) ::
MEDICAL SCIENCES 2008, 18(3): 177-180 Back to browse issues page
The comparison between aerobic and physical exercises effects on PMS of women in Shiraz
Khatereh Safavi Naeini
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Background: Exercise is a well known valuable factor in the field of mental health and survival. Physicians recommend 2 times exercises for 30-40 minutes per week. In this study the effects of aerobic and physical exercises on the PMS were compared.
Materials and methods: The data of this controlled clinical trial were collected by PMS questionnaire through personal interview, observations and measurements with 57 women (18 physical exercises, 19 aerobic exercises and 20 controls) for 3 months. The results were analyzed by descriptive and inferential statistics and repeated measurements.
Results: The results showed significant decrease in PMS in different months in exercise group (p<0.001). The comparison between aerobic and physical exercises showed no significant difference (p>0.05).
Conclusion: It is concluded that exercise is more effective than medical therapy for PMS symptoms and have no side effects.
Keywords: PMS, Aerobic exercise, Physical exercise
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Subject: Epidemiology
Received: 2006/09/6 | Published: 2008/10/15
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Safavi Naeini K. The comparison between aerobic and physical exercises effects on PMS of women in Shiraz. MEDICAL SCIENCES 2008; 18 (3) :177-180
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Volume 18, Issue 3 (Fall 2008) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه علوم پزشکی دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی واحد پزشکی تهران Medical Science Journal of Islamic Azad Univesity - Tehran Medical Branch
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