TITLE

Are They Fit or Just Plain Fat?

AUTHOR(S)
PORUCZNIK, MARY ANN
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
AAOS Now;Sep2013, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports concerns of obesity among athletes in the U.S. According to Dr. Letha Y. Griffin, body composition can predict optimum performance rather than success in sports. It notes its significance over body mass index in specifying metabolic health. It also points out the prevention of sedentary death syndrome through regular exercise and diet.
ACCESSION #
90144428

 

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