Effects of strength training on body composition and bone mineral content in children who are obese.

@article{Yu2005EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of strength training on body composition and bone mineral content in children who are obese.},
  author={Clare Chung-Wah Yu and Rita Yn-Tz Sung and Raymond Chi-hung So and K. F. Lui and Winnie Nga Ting Lau and Peggo Lam and Edith Ming Chu Lau},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  year={2005},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={667-72}
}
The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that strength training benefits diet-controlled obese children with respect to lean mass and bone mineral acquisition. Eighty-two Hong Kong school children (aged 10.4 +/- 1.0 years, 70 in Tanner stage 1, 12 in stage 2) who were obese/overweight were randomly assigned to receive either a balanced low… CONTINUE READING