Serena McCann

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Little is known about the methods used to assess the physical fitness of adolescents who are overweight. We investigated the relationship between walk/run performance and cardiorespiratory fitness in adolescents who are overweight. SUBJECTS Eight African-American adolescents (5 female, 3 male) and 10 Caucasian adolescents (5 female,(More)
The purpose of this study was to determine the ability of air displacement plethysmography (ADP) to estimate body fatness in prepubertal and early pubertal African American and white children. One hundred nineteen nonoverweight and overweight boys (N = 56) and girls (N = 63), age (mean ± SD) 9.8 ± 1.7 y, body mass index 25.9 ± 7.6 kg/m2 (range, 14.2–47.0(More)
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