Political Ecology Perspective: Kenya and Tanzania Deforestation/Habitat Loss

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Exercise Testing and Prescription
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Wycherley T, Noakes M, Clifton P, Cleanthous X, Keogh J, Brinkworth G. (201). A high-protein diet with resistance exercise training improves weight loss and body composition in overweight and obese patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2010 May [Cited 2011 Nov. 8]; 33(5):969-976. Retrieved from: http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/33/5/969.full.pdf html.

This article is about a study that was conducted which examined the effects of a high protein: low carbohydrate diet and a low protein: high carbohydrate diet, with or without a resistance exercise training program, on body composition, weight-loss, and cardiovascular disease in overweight/obese men and women suffering from type II diabetes. This correlates with our exercise testing and prescription course, because the study consisted of various testing methods that we have used in class in order to assess BMI, fat mass, waist circumference, etc… This specifically ties into muscular fitness, because in order for the participants to complete the resistance training regimen, they were instructed to complete a one-repetition maximum test in order to set an initial baseline value. The initial purpose of this study was to compare the effects of a caloric restricted high protein diet and a caloric restricted high carbohydrate diet, with or without resistance training, on weight loss, body composition, cardiovascular disease, and the glucose levels of the participants with type II diabetes. It was hypothesized that the high protein: low carbohydrate diet, with a resistance training program, would have the greatest improvements among these variables. There were a total of eight-three participants, overweight/obese men and women with type II diabetes, involved in this study. Participants were dismissed from the study if…...

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