Obesity management via diet and exercise intervention.

  title={Obesity management via diet and exercise intervention.},
  author={Andrew Peter Hills and Anthony W. Parker},
  journal={Child: care, health and development},
  volume={14 6},
To assess the effects of exercise and diet on obese prepubertal children, a group of subjects embarked upon a 16-week exercise programme designed to improve body composition parameters and physical fitness. This was complemented by dietary counselling and nutrition education. Subjects comprising the experimental group (n = 10) on average lost body weight, reduced the sum of four skinfold measures (P less than 0.001) and in addition, noticed a reduction in body circumference measures whilst… CONTINUE READING