Walking reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease by 34-53%
European University of Lefke (EUL) Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation organized a workshop focused on cardiometabolic syndrome and physiotherapy. The importance of cardiometabolic syndrome and physiotherapy was emphasized in the workshop which hosted the Dean of Eastern Mediterranean University Faculty of Health Sciences Prof. Dr. Mehtap Malkoç as a speaker.
In the workshop it was emphasized that cardiometabolic syndrome is one of the most important health problems faced by the world today resulting from the modern living style, inactive life and high calorie nutrition and it was also underlined that cardiometabolic syndrome effects people of all ages.
In the workshop, which was attended by the students of the Department of Physiotherapy, students were informed about cardiometabolic syndrome, which has become an important health problem in the world today, with the aging population, obesity, hyperglycemia / hyperinsulinemia, dyslipidemia and high blood pressure.
Physical activity and exercise are effective in the development and treatment of cardiometabolic syndrome
In recent years, while the relationship between physical activity and cardiometabolic syndrome has been emphasized in the world and especially in western countries, it is emphasized in many studies that physical activity and exercise are effective in the development and treatment of cardiometabolic syndrome. In the workshop, which emphasized the importance of structured individual exercise programs under the guidance of physiotherapists in the prevention and treatment of complications due to this syndrome, it was informed that the exercise programs drawn in the light of multidimensional evaluation reduced the risk of cardiovascular disease by 34-53% in these cases.
In the workshop which was organized by the Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, it was aimed to inform the physiotherapy students about the safe planning and development of appropriate physiotherapy and rehabilitation programs in cardiometabolic syndrome, the role of the physiotherapist in preventive rehabilitation approaches, the ways to be followed in the planning of physiotherapy assessment and exercise programs, and the strategic planning according to age populations.