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Exercise as medicine for metabolic dysfunction and obesity: eschewing generalities by defining specifics

Read the published content in our cross-journal article collection entitled, "Exercise as medicine for metabolic dysfunction and obesity: eschewing generalities by defining specifics."


  1. Content type: Research article


    Authors: Lindsay Fernández-Rhodes, Annie Green Howard, Mariaelisa Graff, Carmen R. Isasi, Heather M. Highland, Kristin L. Young, Esteban Parra, Jennifer E. Below, Qibin Qi, Robert C. Kaplan, Anne E. Justice, George Papanicolaou, Cathy C. Laurie, Struan F. A. Grant, Christopher Haiman, Ruth J. F. Loos…

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BMC Obesity is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of human obesity across the lifecourse. These include the prevention, causes, treatment, management, and implications of obesity, incorporating lifestyle, epidemiology, policy and community/environmental interventions, related approaches for weight loss and the prevention of weight gain, management of the condition including the use of drugs and surgery, and basic science relating to the causes and effects of obesity. Research from developing country contexts is encouraged. 


James Mockridge, BioMed Central

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