Functional limitations linked to high body mass index, age and current pain in obese women

  title={Functional limitations linked to high body mass index, age and current pain in obese women},
  author={Ulla Evers Larsson and Eva Mattsson},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
OBJECTIVE: To describe functional limitations in obese women.DESIGN: Comparisons of functional limitations in obese women and in a normal-weight reference group regarding mobility, balance and housework transport.SETTING: A large room with a corridor and staircase nearby.SUBJECTS: Fifty-seven consecutively selected obese female outpatients, mean age 44 y, body mass index (BMI) 37 kg·m−2, and 22 voluntary references, mean age 49 y, BMI 22 kg·m−2.MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Pain questionnaire (for… CONTINUE READING

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