Lifestyle and environmental assessment tools in relation to adiposity for military populations

Shams-White, Marissa.


  • Abstract: In 2011, an estimated 63.6% of all US military were overweight or obese, which is comparable to the rate observed in the civilian population. Not only are major chronic diseases and healthcare costs associated with obesity, but in military personnel obesity is also linked to musculoskeletal injuries and heat-related illness in hot climate conditions. Furthermore, overweight and obes... read more
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