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O treinamento de força melhora os sintomas climatéricos em mulheres sedentárias na pós-menopausa

Author(s): Rodrigo Dias | Adriana Terciotti de Oliveira | Bruno de Souza Vespasiano | Dahan da Cunha Nascimento | Jonato Prestes

Journal: ConScientiae Saúde
ISSN 1677-1028

Volume: 12;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 249;
Date: 2013;
Original page

Introduction: Among the various symptoms related to menopause are sleep disturbances, hot flashes, mood changes, and psychological changes related to depression and panic. Objective: To evaluate the effects of resistance training (RT) on climacteric symptoms. Methods: For this study, we chose sixteen sedentary postmenopausal women who were not using any kind of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) or medications. Results: There was a reduction of climacteric symptoms in the training group (TG) compared with the control group (CG) for the parameters of insomnia in weeks 5, 6, 7, 8 and hot flashes in week 4, 6, 7 and 8, respectively. Conclusion: The RT decreased the intensity of the symptoms of insomnia and hot flashes in sedentary postmenopausal women.
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