Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences

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The Combined Effect of Resistance Training and Green Tea Supplements on the Lipid Profile and Anthropometric Indices of Overweight and Obese Males

Ahmad Ghadami 1 , Bahram Abedi 2 , * , Jalal Pourfakhimi Abarghoee 2 and Saeid Amini Rarani 3
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1 Ulcer Repair Research Center, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
2 Physical Education Department, Mahallat Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mahallat, Iran
3 Hojatie Hospital, Isfahan, Iran
Article information
  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: July 2018, 20 (7); e10698
  • Published Online: October 1, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 24, 2017
  • Revised: February 20, 2018
  • Accepted: May 14, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/zjrms.10698

To Cite: Ghadami A, Abedi B, Pourfakhimi Abarghoee J, Amini Rarani S. The Combined Effect of Resistance Training and Green Tea Supplements on the Lipid Profile and Anthropometric Indices of Overweight and Obese Males, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2018 ; 20(7):e10698. doi: 10.5812/zjrms.10698.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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