Accession Number:

ADA371316

Title:

Conference Support: Physical Activity in the Prevention and Treatment of Obesity and its Co-Morbidities.

Descriptive Note:

Final Proceedings rept. 15 Jun 99-14 Nov 99

Corporate Author:

AMERICAN COLL OF SPORTS MEDICINE INDIANAPOLIS IN

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1999-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

182.0

Abstract:

Partial Contents Physical Activity and Obesity American College of Sports Medicine Consensus Conference, Introductory comments to the consensus on physical activity and obesity, Physical activity in the prevention and treatment of obesity and its comorbidities evidence report of independent panel to assess the role of physical activity in the treatment of obesity and its comorbidities, The obesity epidemic in children and adults current evidence and research issues, Overview of the determinants of overweight and obesity current evidence and research issues, Assessment of physical activity level in relation to obesity current evidence and research issues, Levels of physical activity and inactivity in children and adults in the United States current evidence an research issues, Contribution of a sedentary lifestyle and inactivity to the etiology of overweight and obesity current evil research issues, Physical activity in the prevention of obesity current evidence and research issues.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE