Study OKs moderate to vigorous exercise after bariatric surgery

07/10/2011 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Obese and morbidly obese people who engaged in moderate to vigorous exercise after bariatric surgery had a 10% improvement in cardiovascular function and scored higher in measures of health-related quality of life, including physical function and energy levels, compared with a control group, a study in the journal Obesity found. Researchers noted that both groups lost about 10 pounds during the study period.

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