- Get fit, not fat. // Girls' Life;Dec/Jan2003, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p16
Cites a study published in 'The New England Journal of Medicine,' according to which 56 percent of black girls and 31 percent of white girls get no regular physical activity by age 16 or 17 as of January 2003. Increase in obesity rates among children in the last 20 years; Effect of depression...
- Looking at the big picture. Berg, Frances M. // Obesity & Health;Jan/Feb94, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p15
Looks at some of the issues involved in weight issues in the United States. How we can deal with these issues in a way that promotes health; Health risk of obesity; `Epidemic' eating disorders; Prejudice against obesity; Fragmentation of weight studies; More.
- Parents: Help stop obesity. Haefner, Rene // Crain's Detroit Business;3/13/95, Vol. 11 Issue 11, HealthMatters p8HM
Discusses the problem of obesity. Factors responsible for obesity; Report of Farmington Hill-based, The Center for Childhood Weight Management, on obesity; Information about Kidsports Fun & Fitness Club, a fitness center in Southfield, Michigan. INSET: Building good habits, by R.H..
- Back to exercise. Scholink, Shonna // Shape;Sep96, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p120
Recounts how the author regained her body after ballooning to 135 pounds. Role of self-determination; Exercise schedule; Maintenance tips.
- The role of exercise after bariatric surgery. Kuritzky, Louis // Internal Medicine Alert;5/17/2010, p71
The article focuses on the study which examines the importance of physical fitness to patients who underwent bariatric surgery.
- Weight-loss WISDOM. // Shape;Jan2004, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p78
Presents information on how Janny Matilde Valle, a 30 year old woman, who had become over weight after the birth of her third child, managed to lose her excess weight through exercise and a healthy diet.
- 25 ways to boost your fitness quotient. Yancey, Antronette K. // Heart & Soul;Mar/Apr98, Issue 26, p54
Presents ways on how to boost and maintain a person's fitness. How to appreciate the body whatever its fitness level is; Balancing routine activities; Risks of excess weight. INSETS: What the scale doesn't say;More fitness factors;3 signs that you're in shape;She's the model of fitness
- Get Fit and Stay Fit. Murphey, Paula // Boys' Life;Jan2012, Vol. 102 Issue 1, p22
This article discusses the need to prevent obesity in the U.S. through physical fitness.
- BACK ON TOP. // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jan2012, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p28
The article presents news briefs related to physical fitness which includes, staying active through the pain to get rid of the hurt, biological clock as a research tool to find causes of illness, effect of obesity on lungs.