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Adolescent obesity and psychopathology: The roles of peers and parents
Obesity is often conceptualized as a risk factor for the development of psychopathology for youth. However, mixed findings in the literature suggest that a complex mechanism may best characterize the association. During ...
Obese adolescent perceptions of physical education
American youth have been found to be more obese (OB) today than at any other time in our history. Three in ten school-aged children in the United States (US) are OB. This represents a three-fold increase since 1980 (Hoeger ...
High-fat diet regulation of cell cycle and senescence
The combination of high-energy diets and sedentary lifestyles can lead to a reduction in skeletal muscle quality in obese individuals, impacting the body's ability to metabolize and store macronutrients. Additionally, aging ...