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Low physical fitness and obesity during teen years linked to disability later in life

12:22 EST 16 Feb 2019 | 2 Minute Medicine

1. This prospective cohort study found that both low physical fitness and obesity during adolescence is associated with increased risk for disability later in life. 2. Obesity during adolescence, measured through body mass index (BMI), was found to be the greatest predictor of all-cause disability later in life for Swedish men. Evidence Rating Level: 1 […]
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