Weight loss intervention for obese older women: improvements in performance and function.

@article{Jensen2004WeightLI,
  title={Weight loss intervention for obese older women: improvements in performance and function.},
  author={Gordon L. Jensen and M F Roy and Alice E Buchanan and Melanie Burstyne Berg},
  journal={Obesity research},
  year={2004},
  volume={12 11},
  pages={1814-20}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the feasibility of a 3-month weight loss program for obese older women with short-term laboratory, performance, functional, and life quality outcomes. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES This was a pre- and postintervention design. Community-dwelling women (n = 26) > or =60 years old with BMI > or =30 were enrolled in a 3-month weight loss program promoting prudent diet, behavior modification, and physical activity. The primary emphasis of the program was on health… CONTINUE READING
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