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American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2019, 7(2), 51-60
DOI: 10.12691/ajssm-7-2-5
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The Comparison of Stationary Bike Training and Standard Treadmill Therapy in Overweight and Obese Patients Age 40-55 with Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) in Fontaine’s Stage IIa on High Dose Supplementation Support of Alpha-Lipoic Acid (ALA)

Sid Solakovic1, Emir Solakovic2, Ratko Pavlovic3, , Amina Ahmovic3, Mensur Vrcic3 and Nedim Covic3

1Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery Clinical Center of University of Sarajevo, Department for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, BIH

2Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Sarajevo, BIH

35Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Sarajevo, BIH

Pub. Date: June 28, 2019

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Sid Solakovic, Emir Solakovic, Ratko Pavlovic, Amina Ahmovic, Mensur Vrcic and Nedim Covic. The Comparison of Stationary Bike Training and Standard Treadmill Therapy in Overweight and Obese Patients Age 40-55 with Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) in Fontaine’s Stage IIa on High Dose Supplementation Support of Alpha-Lipoic Acid (ALA). American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2019; 7(2):51-60. doi: 10.12691/ajssm-7-2-5


Aim: The aim of the applicative study was to estimate the increasing capability of claudications distance in Fontaine's stage IIa patients of Peripheral artery disease (PAD) with Body Mass Index (BMI) 25-34,9 kg/m2 and Ankle Brachial Index (ABI) 0,8-0,9 by comparing Stationary Bike on High Dose of Alpha-Lipoic Acid (ALA) versus Treadmill wallking program on standard Dose of Alpha-Lipoic Acid (ALA) in Exercise Therapy with life style modification. Patients and methods: This study was conducted from beginning of May, 2017 till end of May, 2018 at the Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery Clinical Center and Department for vascular and endovascular surgery, University of Sarajevo, Special Hospital dr. Solakovic, Sarajevo and Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Sarajevo. In the study included 60 male patients, age 40-55 with Peripheral Artery Disease (Ankle Brachial Index/ABI) 0,8-0,9, and Body Mass Index (BMI) 25 to 34,9 kg/m2 (30 non surgical traetment patients on standard Treadmill wallking program (control group) and research group consisting of 30 non surgical treatment patients on Stationary Bike), in stadium IIa of peripheral artery disease, with manifestation of mild claudication simptoms. For the testing of statistical significance of differences between the examinated groups parametric tests were used. The difference at a level of (p<0,05) was statistically significant. Results: Analysis shows the no statistically significantdifference between on claudication distance inStationary Bike grupsand impellers standard Treadmill wallking group (p>0,05). Conclusion: Stationary Bike Interval Training can be alternative vascular Therapy and has his on benefits but he can notentirely replace Treadmill Therapy in Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease with BMI 25-34.9kg/m2. Treadmill Rehabilitation Therapy still remain generally main strategy of the therapeutic effect on enhancement of claudication distance (Fontaine's stage II) of peripheral artery disease.

stationary bike treadmill therapy Peripheral Aartery Disease (PAD) claudication distance BMI 25-34.9kg/m2

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