Identifying new associations between physical activity and cardiometabolic risk, aerobic fitness, and adiposity and exploring correlates of physical activity in high-risk youth.

Hatfield, Daniel.

Abstract: In recent decades, research and policies related to nutrition and physical activity (PA) have increasingly converged, particularly amid concerns around energy imbalance and obesity. Low-income and racial/ethnic minority youth are disproportionately exposed to obesogenic environments and at risk of obesity and related disorders. This dissertation addresses questions around how youth PA re... read more

Gerald J. & Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
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