The Effect Of Cardiopulmonary Parameters On Blood Pressure And Lack Of Physical Activity Essay

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SYNOPSIS M.P.T Programme 2013-2015 AMITY INSTITUTE OF PHYSIOTHERAPY (AIPT) COMPARE CARDIOPULMONARY PARAMETERS (BLOOD PRESSURE, HEART RATE, SpO2 , BMI,INSPIRATORY AND EXPIRATORY CAPACITIES) IN NECK OBESE AND ABDOMINALLY OBESE INDVIDUALS. Name Ankita Samuel Enrollment Number A1102713009 Programme Master of Physiotherapy(2013-2015) Elective Cardiopulmonary Contact Details 9899687131 ankitasamuel@gmail.com Introduction Obesity is a combination of genotype and the environment involving cultural, behavioural, social, metabolic, physiological and genetic factors as well1. The primary cause for obesity as per WHO is disproportion between excessive food intake and lack of physical activity. Obese Individuals are at elevated risk for a variety of disabling and critical chronic conditions, including cardiovascular disease, cancer, various skin conditions, respiratory dysfunction, and overall mortality3. The term 'globesity ' is used to depict the epidemic drift towards greater than before body weight universal occurrence of obesity both in urban and developing nations has led to the usage 2. There are several anthropometric measures to assess obesity among which Body mass index (BMI) is most broadly used. Other anthropometric measurements of obesity include waist circumference(Cw), and waist:hip ratio, radiologic techniques can give an overall and local assessment of body composition.5 Measurement of neck circumference (Cn) has recently been found to

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