Road Running After Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity: Rationale and Results of a New Protocol

Federico Marchesi, Giuseppina De Sario, Valeria Reggiani, Francesco Tartamella, Andrea Giammaresi, Stefano Cecchini, Renato Costi, Giovanni Guareschi, Gianfranco Beltrami, Chiara De Panfilis, Elisabetta Dall’Aglio, Matteo Ricco’, Valerio Brambilla

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Abstract

Background: In recent years, the pandemic explosion of obesity has led to the definition of a pre-eminent therapeutic role for bariatric surgery, confining physical activity to a success parameter of surgery rather than a primary prevention measure. The aim of this study is to evaluate the role for aerobic physical activity (road running) in strengthening the metabolic and psychosocial effects of bariatric surgery. Methods: Ten patients who underwent gastric bypass for morbid obesity were submitted to an intensive program of road running training, aimed at completing a 10.5-km competition in September 2013. Inclusion criteria included age (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1162-1170
Number of pages9
JournalObesity Surgery
Volume25
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 27 2015

Keywords

  • Gastric bypass
  • Obesity
  • Physical activity
  • Quality of life

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Medicine(all)

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