The Misery Of Child Obesity

Marshall, Marilyn
May 1981
Ebony;May1981, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p66
The article focuses on the impact of obesity on a child's compeers and recreational participation in life in the U.S. It notes that overweight children are the ones who are easily worn out during strenuous activities and would eventually stop participating. According to a study conducted at Meharry Medical College, overweight girls appear mature than other girls their ages. Moreover, it notes that obesity can lead to discriminations that could result to physical and emotional problems.


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