Exercise Effect on Body Weight in Postmenopausal Women: The Physical Activity for Total Health Study
The prevalence of overweight and obesity is alarmingly high and is increasing in the United States and many other nations [1,2]. Currently, 55% of the adult American population is considered overweight or obese 1] and the prevalence is even higher in older persons. Obesity comorbidities include cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, stroke, and certain cancers . One fundamental cause of obesity is a sedentary lifestyle or low physical activity levels 4].
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