Teen obesity addressed in the military.

  title={Teen obesity addressed in the military.},
  author={Lucille M Canty},
  journal={Military medicine},
  volume={168 2},
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to trial a teen weight loss program at the largest U.S. Air Force Medical Center to find its effect in reducing the serious problem of teen obesity in San Antonio, Texas, at Lackland Air Force Base. A successful program, developed by physicians, was examined. The program, SHAPEDOWN, selected because it was the first program for teen obesity ever developed and has been successful for over 20 years, used a behavioral modification approach, which required… CONTINUE READING

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