International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 12, Part F (2017)
Effect of IFT, HMP V/S faradic current on abdominal fat in centrally obese subjects: A randomised clinical trial
Jeba Chitra, Caeteana Cacia Moniz, Bapat Vishwesh Nitin and Bhakti Hari Patil
Obesity is of growing concern in most of the cities worldwide. As there is dire dearth of literature pertaining to the comparison of the effects of IFT, HMP and Faradic stimulation in adjunct to set of exercise on abdominal fat, the present study was done to compare the effect of IFT, HMP and faradic stimulation on shedding of fat in abdominally obese people.
Materials And Methods: The intervention was implemented on two groups of 20 individuals each belonging to age group of 20-40 years with waist circumference > 120 cm in males and > 88 cm in females. IFT and Hot Moist Pack along with a set of exercises was given to group A and Faradic stimulation along with set of exercises was given to group B for a period of 3 months.
Results: The results revealed that there was a significant difference in the reduction of abdominal fat between both the groups with a p value difference of 0.0001 in context to abdominal girth and 0.0077 in context to TBW, thus indicating that Faradic Stimulation is better than IFT, HMP in reducing abdominal fat.
Conclusion: The present study concluded that faradic stimulation of abdominal muscles with a supervised exercise program was more significant in reducing abdominal obesity than IFT, HMP with a supervised exercise program
How to cite this article:
Jeba Chitra, Caeteana Cacia Moniz, Bapat Vishwesh Nitin and Bhakti Hari Patil. Effect of IFT, HMP V/S faradic current on abdominal fat in centrally obese subjects: A randomised clinical trial. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(12): 377-381.