Relative importance of inactivity and overeating in the energy balance of obese high school girls.

@article{Johnson1956RelativeIO,
  title={Relative importance of inactivity and overeating in the energy balance of obese high school girls.},
  author={M L Johnson and Bertha S. Burke and Jean Mayer},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1956},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={
          37-44
        }
}
T HE FACT that a substantial, and perhaps increasing, proportion of United States children are obese, together with current emphasis on the problem of weight control, has focused attention on the possible causes of this condition. Interest has been heightened by the recognition that obesity in children and adolescents, particularly if it has been persistent throughout a major portion of the growth period, is of a particularly “resistant” 

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