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Anthropometric Markers of Health Risk
The objective of this thesis was to investigate the relationships between simple anthropometric measures and health risk towards a better characterization of the high-risk obesity phenotype. To this end, four studies were ...
Influence of Exercise Modality on Body Composition, Insulin Resistance and Functional Fitness in Aging: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Excessive abdominal obesity, coupled with a decline in muscle mass and physical function that is exacerbated by sedentary living, contributes substantively to the disease and disability common to our aging population. The ...
Combating Adult Obesity: An Examination of Program Implementation
Background: The prevalence of adult overweight and obesity is increasing worldwide. Innovative weight reduction interventions are needed to decrease the physical, psychological, and financial costs associated with this ...