ERIC Number: EJ598245
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Exercise, an Active Lifestyle, and Obesity. Making the Exercise Prescription Work.
Andersen, Ross E.
Physician and Sportsmedicine, v27 n10 p41-42,44,47-48 Oct 1, 1999
An active lifestyle is important in helping overweight people both lose and manage their weight. Exercise has many health benefits beyond weight control. The traditional exercise prescription of regular bouts of continuous vigorous exercise may need modification to increase rates of adoption and compliance, with people needing encouragement to pursue a sensible meal plan and slowly increase their activity. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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