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Resistance training might have improved insulin resistance by attenuating sarcopenia

Authors Topcu Y, Tufan F, Karan MA

Received 22 October 2015

Accepted for publication 25 October 2015

Published 8 December 2015 Volume 2015:10 Pages 1935—1936

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/CIA.S98891

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Richard Walker

Yildiray Topcu,1 Fatih Tufan,2 M Akif Karan1

1Department of Geriatrics, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, 2Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey

We read the valuable article of Oliveira et al1 entitled “Resistance training improves isokinetic strength and metabolic syndrome-related phenotypes in postmenopausal women” with interest. In their well-designed prospective study, the authors observed improvement in metabolic syndrome-related phenotypes after 12 weeks of resistance training. We have some comments that could facilitate interpretation of the results of this study.

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