Treatment and prevention of obesity: what is the role of exercise?

  title={Treatment and prevention of obesity: what is the role of exercise?},
  author={John M Jakicic and Amy D. Otto},
  journal={Nutrition reviews},
  volume={64 2 Pt 2},
The increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity highlight the need for improved intervention strategies to counteract this significant public health problem. To this end, it appears that increases in energy expenditure through exercise and other forms of physical activity may be an important component of effective interventions to enhance initial weight loss and the prevention of weight regain. However, to achieve these outcomes, adequate levels of exercise and physical activity appear to… CONTINUE READING

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