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Contribution of a sedentary lifestyle and inactivity to the etiology of overweight and obesity: current evidence and research issues.

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PURPOSE: The etiology of overweight and obesity is clearly multifactorial, but ultimately it is determined by the long-term balance between energy intake and expenditure. This review will consider the effects on body weight and the risk of obesity of sedentary lifestyles, within the context of dietary habits. METHODS: The data from ecological, cross-sectional, and prospective studies that have assessed physical activity and dietary intake and their relationship to body weight were reviewed. R...

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Journal:
Med Sci Sports Exerc
Volume:
31
Issue:
11 Suppl
Pages:
S534-S541
Publication date:
1999-11-05
ISSN:
0195-9131
URN:
uuid:7dfbfcad-7378-4fb5-879d-a9401998129e
Source identifiers:
429910
Local pid:
pubs:429910

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