ERIC Number: EJ651422
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Factors that Alter Body Fat, Body Mass, and Fat-Free Mass in Pediatric Obesity.
LeMura, Linda M.; Maziekas, Michael T.
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, v34 n3 p487-96 Mar 2002
Investigated the effects of exercise programs on changes in body mass, fat-free mass, and body fat in obese children and adolescents. Research review indicated that exercise effectively helped reduce children's and adolescents' body composition variables. The most favorable body alterations occurred with low- intensity, long-duration exercise; aerobic exercise plus high- repetition resistance training; and exercise plus behavior modification. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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