Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica

Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica

Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica ›› 2011, Vol. 33 ›› Issue (3): 248-252.doi: 10.3881/j.issn.1000-503X.2011.03.008

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Individualized Exercise Training Prescription for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

CHANG Cui-qing   

  1. Institute of Sports Medicine, the Third Hospital, Peking University, Beijing 100191, China
  • Received:2011-04-08 Revised:2011-07-01 Online:2011-07-01 Published:2011-07-01

Abstract: Exercise training plays a critical role in the prevention and control of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). New guidelines on exercise training for T2DM patients was jointly published by American College of Sports Medicine and American Diabetes Association at the end of 2010. In the Guidelines on Prevention and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in China issued by Chinese Diabetes Society, the role of exercise training is also clearly defined. The implementation of guidelines requires individualized exercise training prescription and program. In this article, we review the procedure of individualized aerobic exercise training prescription, resistant exercise, safety issues, and other relevant topics.

Key words: exercise prescription, type 2 diabetes mellitus, aerobic exercise, resistant exercise

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