Physical Activity and Weight Management

  title={Physical Activity and Weight Management},
  author={Ross E. Andersen and John Michael Jakicic},
  journal={The Physician and Sportsmedicine},
  pages={39 - 45}
Exercise interventions are powerful tools for helping many patient populations. For those who need to manage their weight, an exercise program combined with diet modification may be key to losing weight and keeping it off. Many patients who are already at healthy weights find that physical activity helps to prevent weight gain. The good news is that accumulating frequent short bouts of moderately intense activity can be as effective as performing longer exercise sessions less often. Aerobic… 

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