Erin Fothergill

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OBJECTIVE To measure long-term changes in resting metabolic rate (RMR) and body composition in participants of "The Biggest Loser" competition. METHODS Body composition was measured by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry, and RMR was determined by indirect calorimetry at baseline, at the end of the 30-week competition and 6 years later. Metabolic adaptation(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to explore how physical activity (PA) and energy intake (EI) changes were related to weight loss and regain following "The Biggest Loser" competition. METHODS At baseline, week 6 and week 30 of the competition, and 6 years after the competition, body composition was measured via dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, resting(More)
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