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New Paper from Bleil & Colleagues Assesses the Connection Between Excess Weight, Activity Levels, and Physical Performance Among Children

Posted: 4/29/2022 (CSDE in the News)

CSDE Affiliate Maria Bleil and a number of co-authors recently published research in the American Journal of Human Biology exploring the relationship between adiposity (excess fatty tissue), activity levels, and physical performance in an assigned task amongst children. The authors find that, among children with excess weight, physical performance declines with increasing levels of total and central adiposity.

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