The weight and fitness status of United States children.

  title={The weight and fitness status of United States children.},
  author={Sandra Schlicker and Susan T Borra and Ciaran Regan},
  journal={Nutrition reviews},
  volume={52 1},
Although the prevalence of overweight and obesity among US children is a concern for many health care professionals, incidence rates over time seem to be variable, depending on the assessment measurements used. It is difficult to determine the associated health implications of pediatric obesity or overweight, especially the type that might result in adult obesity or overweight. This review examines the various factors that contribute to the weight and fitness status of children, including… CONTINUE READING

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