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Frontiers in Sport Research, 2022, 4(5); doi: 10.25236/FSR.2022.040510.

Effects of high-intensity interval exercise on obesity


Jin Zhan, Ruan Ling, Wang Guanghua, Wu Rongping

Corresponding Author:
Ruan Ling

Department of Physical Education, Xi 'an Shiyou University, Xi'an, China


With the increasing improvement of people's living standards, obesity has become a chronic disease all over the world, which can make people's physical shape and various physical indicators abnormal, resulting in a variety of complications, posing a threat to people's lives. Osteoporosis (OP) is one of the complications caused by Osteoporosis, which is mainly characterized by decreased bone density and easy to fracture. Obese people with OP have a higher probability of fracture than normal people. Once fracture occurs, they will lose their ability to exercise and may even threaten their lives. Exercise is one of the measures against obesity. High-intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has been widely used in the field of weight loss, and the right amount of exercise can prevent OP. In this paper, a large number of literature was reviewed to find out the possible mechanism of HIIT in preventing and treating OP in obese people, so as to reduce the probability of obesity and obese people suffering from OP. 


high-intensity interval exercise; Obesity; Osteoporosis; Inflammatory cytokines

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Jin Zhan, Ruan Ling, Wang Guanghua, Wu Rongping. Effects of high-intensity interval exercise on obesity. Frontiers in Sport Research (2022) Vol. 4, Issue 5: 39-43. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSR.2022.040510.


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