Title

A Cross-sectional Study of Reported Exercise and Medium-Term Weight Loss Following Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-1-2018

Publication Title

Obesity surgery : the official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery and of the Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Exercise is a strong determinant of prolonged weight loss in non-surgical patients. Studies evaluating the impact of exercise beyond the first year after bariatric surgery are lacking. We analyzed the relationship between reported intentional exercise and medium-term weight loss following bariatric surgery.

METHODS: Patients who underwent bariatric surgery from 2007 thru 2013 completed a follow-up telephone survey and were separated into groups based on reported weekly exercise, i.e., < 90 min week

RESULTS: A total of 872 patients were included in this study (age = 48 ± 10 years; BMI = 48 ± 7 kg/m

CONCLUSIONS: This study suggests that regular exercise in excess of 200 min week

PubMed ID

30069860

Volume

28

Issue

12

First Page

3923

Last Page

3928

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