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Correlation between body composition parameters and cardiac workload by rate pressure product among young, healthy medical students

Anita Teli, Pranav Adhyapak, Ravi Ghatanatti, Poorva Adhyapak.

Abstract
Background: Obesity has become a major global problem leading to diabetes, hypertension, and metabolic syndrome.

Aims and Objectives: The aim of this study was to assess the association between body fat percentage (BF%) and cardiac workload by rate pressure product (RPP) in healthy young adults.

Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted among 200 young healthy medical students of the age group of aged between 17 and 22 years in a medical college. BF% along with body water, bone mass, body mass index (BMI), visceral fat, basal metabolic rate (BMR), and muscle mass was measured using a commercially available digital weight scale incorporating a bioelectric impedance analysis new double electrode technology. RPP was assessed by systolic blood pressure (SBP) and heart rate (HR). Statistical analysis was done using unpaired t-test for comparison of variables such as body water, bone mass, BMI, visceral fat, BMR, muscle mass, SBP, diastolic blood pressure, HR, and RPP. Correlation between RPP and BF% was done by Karl Pearson’s correlation. P = 0.05 or less was considered as statistically significant.

Results: There was positive statistically significant relationship between BF% and RPP. There was increase in BF, visceral fat, and RPP in males when compared to females.

Conclusion: There exists a positive association between BF% and RPP. RPP acts as early predictor of cardiovascular disease risk. Hence, early prevention can be undertaken to prevent the disease burden at young age.

Key words: Body Fat Percentage; Rate Pressure Product; Obesity; Basal Metabolic Rate


 
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Teli A, Adhyapak P, Ghatanatti R, Adhyapak P. Correlation between body composition parameters and cardiac workload by rate pressure product among young, healthy medical students. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol. 2019; 9(10): 973-976. doi:10.5455/njppp.2019.9.0725413072019


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Teli A, Adhyapak P, Ghatanatti R, Adhyapak P. Correlation between body composition parameters and cardiac workload by rate pressure product among young, healthy medical students. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol. (2019), [cited October 18, 2019]; 9(10): 973-976. doi:10.5455/njppp.2019.9.0725413072019



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Teli, A., Adhyapak, . P., Ghatanatti, . R. & Adhyapak, . P. (2019) Correlation between body composition parameters and cardiac workload by rate pressure product among young, healthy medical students. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol, 9 (10), 973-976. doi:10.5455/njppp.2019.9.0725413072019



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Teli, Anita, Pranav Adhyapak, Ravi Ghatanatti, and Poorva Adhyapak. 2019. Correlation between body composition parameters and cardiac workload by rate pressure product among young, healthy medical students. National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 9 (10), 973-976. doi:10.5455/njppp.2019.9.0725413072019



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Teli, Anita, Pranav Adhyapak, Ravi Ghatanatti, and Poorva Adhyapak. "Correlation between body composition parameters and cardiac workload by rate pressure product among young, healthy medical students." National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology 9 (2019), 973-976. doi:10.5455/njppp.2019.9.0725413072019



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Teli, Anita, Pranav Adhyapak, Ravi Ghatanatti, and Poorva Adhyapak. "Correlation between body composition parameters and cardiac workload by rate pressure product among young, healthy medical students." National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology 9.10 (2019), 973-976. Print. doi:10.5455/njppp.2019.9.0725413072019



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Teli, A., Adhyapak, . P., Ghatanatti, . R. & Adhyapak, . P. (2019) Correlation between body composition parameters and cardiac workload by rate pressure product among young, healthy medical students. National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 9 (10), 973-976. doi:10.5455/njppp.2019.9.0725413072019





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