Authors : Rahul A. Maid; Vijay R. Bhartiya; Pranjali Koshidgewa; Devendra Paliwal; Umesh Deshpande
Volume/Issue : Volume 7 - 2022, Issue 12 - December
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DOI : https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7456243
Post-delivery increased weight can cause
intergenerational harm, negatively affecting a mother’s
cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary health.
Cardiopulmonary exercise testing defines maximum
aerobic capacity through measurement of
VO2max.VO2max values have important role in
informing patients’ selection for advance obesity
intervention. Aim - to know difference between aerobic
capacity in overweight and non-overweight women.
Method- 40 patient of age 18-30y; 20 overweight women
with BMI >25 and women with BMI <25. The patients
were asked to stepping bench for total duration 3 min.
Result- This showed extremely significant improvement
in VO2Max and BORG Scale. Conclusion – This study
suggest that overweight postpartum women had
significantly reduced aerobic capacity when compared
with non-overweight postpartum women.
Keywords : Body Mass Index, Aerobic Capacity, Exertional Dyspnea, VO2Max, Postpartum Women.