Effect of diet and controlled exercise on weight loss in obese children.

@article{Epstein1985EffectOD,
  title={Effect of diet and controlled exercise on weight loss in obese children.},
  author={Leonard H Epstein and Rena R Wing and B C Penner and Michel Kress},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1985},
  volume={107 3},
  pages={
          358-61
        }
}
The effects of adding exercise to diet for weight control in obese children were evaluated by randomizing obese girls to one of two groups: diet and diet plus exercise. During the first 6 weeks of the treatment, children exercised in a supervised three times a week exercise program, in which they walked or ran 3 miles. Significant decreases from baseline weight and in percent overweight were observed for both groups during the year of treatment. Significant decreases in percent overweight were… CONTINUE READING

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