Who does not gain weight? Prevalence and predictors of weight maintenance in young women

@article{Ball2002WhoDN,
  title={Who does not gain weight? Prevalence and predictors of weight maintenance in young women},
  author={Kylie Ball and W. Brown and David Andrew Crawford},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2002},
  volume={26},
  pages={1570-1578}
}
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the prevalence and predictors of weight maintenance over time in a large sample of young Australian women.DESIGN: This population study examined baseline and 4 y follow-up data from the cohort of young women participating in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health.SUBJECTS: A total of 8726 young women aged 18–23 y at baseline.MEASURES: Height, weight and body mass index (BMI); physical activity; time spent sitting; selected eating behaviours (eg dieting… CONTINUE READING
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