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Minerva Ortopedica e Traumatologica 2020 June;71(2):61-7

DOI: 10.23736/S0394-3410.20.03963-6


language: English

Suspension training classes as an effective means to reduce the bodyfat level in middle-aged women

Zinaida M. KUZNETSOVA 1 , Aleksandr S. KUZNETSOV 1, Roman S. NAGOVITSYN 2, Stanislav A. KUZNETSOV 3, Olga G. MAKSIMOVA 3, Elena G. KHRISANOVA 4, Mikhail G. KHARITONOV 4, Aleksandra Y. ANISIMOVA 5

1 Tchaikovsky State Physical Education Institute, Tchaikovsky, Russia; 2 Department of Physical Culture and Life Safety Glazov State Pedagogical Institute, Glazov, Russia; 3 TISBI University of Management, Naberezhnye Chelny, Russia; 4 Department of Theoretical Basis of Physical Education I.Ya., Yakovlev State Pedagogical University, Cheboksary, Russia; 5 Department of Physical Culture and Sports Technologies, Izhevsk State Technical University named after M. T. Kalashnikov, Izhevsk, Russia

BACKGROUND: Scientists have recorded a significant increase in a sedentary lifestyle among the middle-aged population. Study aim was to develop a group training program for suspension training and prove its effectiveness in lowering the percentage of bodyfat level for women using unconventional diagnostic equipment.
METHODS: Participants: women of 30-40 years old who do not have contraindications to physical aerobic exercises (N.=24). The research period is 12 months. Some women (N.=12) carried out group exercises in suspension training mainly with TRX loops. The indicators of the percentage of bodyfat level were evaluated by following methods: weighing on a smart scale Xiaomi Mi Body Composition Scale, measuring with a caliper and hydrodensitometry. The statistical analysis of data was performed using Student’s t-test.
RESULTS: A significant (P<0.01 and P<0.05) advantage of women who are engaged in achieving suspension training a higher level of the training process effectiveness for “burning” body fat deposits, compared with other programs of group and independent aerobic fitness has been revealed.
CONCLUSIONS: The research has proven on the basis of mathematical and statistical processing of the results that classes in health-improving group suspension training in a stable motor mode of an aerobic nature improves proportional body composition of middle-aged women. The author’s recommendations on the implementation of non-traditional diagnostic procedures for the percentage of bodyfat level body composition measuring allows to increase motivation to set individual goals for middle-aged women in the field of body shaping.

KEY WORDS: Woman; Adult; Adipose tissue; Exercise

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