Positive and negative health behaviors used to ensure compliance with the U.S. Army's weight control standards by a reserve component unit.

@article{Sweeney1990PositiveAN,
  title={Positive and negative health behaviors used to ensure compliance with the U.S. Army's weight control standards by a reserve component unit.},
  author={Sharon Sweeney and R C Bonnabeau},
  journal={Military medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={155 6},
  pages={255-60}
}
This paper describes the results of a nonexperimental descriptive research study in which specific positive and negative health behaviors used by soldiers in a medical reserve unit to ensure compliance with the Army Weight Control standards were surveyed using a questionnaire. The findings of the survey, particularly the prevalent use of negative health behaviors to control or maintain weight, were startling. The authors offer their conclusions and propose solutions relative to changing the… CONTINUE READING

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