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Body mass index, waist-hip ratio, waist circumference, 6 minute walk test, diabetes mellitus
Background; Functional fitness is defined as the development of functional training began with rehabilitation. This method is frequently used by chiropractors, physical and occupational therapists, and patients with movement impairments. Body mass index (BMI) 30 kg/m2 is used to determine obesity, which is described as an abnormal or excessive fat buildup that may be harmful to one's health. The six-minute walk distance (or 6MWD) is a widely used indicator of functional exercise capacity in both clinical practice and academic research. Performance assessments, such the six-minute walking test (6MWT), can reveal the restrictions in the cardiovascular and motor systems underlying the obesity-related disability
Methodology; This study was a observational study in which within subject design was used. The height , weight, BMI, hip waist circumference were recorded after this subjects were asked to perform plank for 30 seconds and, then subjects were asked to perform 6 min walk test and it was recorded. The data were analyzed by MS excel 2010 data analysis tool pack, excel analysis tool pack 2019. The dependent variables were summarized by mean , standard deviation , and the independent variables summarized by percentage and age is summarized by mean value.
Conclusion; In conclusion, according to the results of this study, core balance and flexibility are associated with abdominal obesity the most among the women elderly population. Other muscular strength performances had limited effects on abdominal obesity. Development of muscle strength in the elderly people should be emphasized and encouraged to maintain their functional abilities.
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