Health  Vol.9 No.12 , November 2017
Combined Training in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Review
Abstract: This study aimed to review combined training (CT) effects on HbA1c levels in patients with T2DM. Searches were conducted in PubMed via MEDLINE and Google Scholar. Of the 14 selected studies, 11 found reductions in HbA1c levels. The interventions that performed both aerobic and resistance training in the same sessions were highlighted. In aerobic training, the best results were in the interventions between 30 and 45 minutes per session, with intensities between 60 and 80% of maximal parameters. In resistance training, the interventions with sets from 8 to 12 repetitions with intensities of 80% and 60% of 1RM respectively, or prescribed by maximal repetitions, were highlighted. We conclude that CT can result in better glycaemic control than AT and RT conducted alone.
Cite this paper: Gomes Bracht, C. , Sudatti Delevatti, R. and Fernando Martins Kruel, L. (2017) Combined Training in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Review. Health, 9, 1605-1617. doi: 10.4236/health.2017.912118.

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