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Appropriate Intervention Strategies for Weight Loss and Prevention of Weight Regain for Adults

  title={Appropriate Intervention Strategies for Weight Loss and Prevention of Weight Regain for Adults},
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ACSM Position Stand on the Appropriate Intervention Strategies for Weight Loss and Prevention of Weight Regain for Adults. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc., Vol. 33, No. 12, 2001, pp. 2145–2156. In excess of 55% of adults in the United States are classified as either overweight (body mass index 25–29.9 kg·m ) or obese (body mass index 30 kg·m ). To address this significant public health problem, the American College of Sports Medicine recommends that the combination of reductions in energy intake and… 

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