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The Health Risks of Obesity Have Not Been Exaggerated

JAKICIC, JOHN M.1; ROGERS, RENEE J.1; DONNELLY, JOSEPH E.2

Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise: January 2019 - Volume 51 - Issue 1 - p 222–225
doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001747
SPECIAL COMMUNICATIONS: Contrasting Perspectives
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1Department of Health and Physical Activity, Healthy Lifestyle Institute & Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; and

2Center for Physical Activity and Weight Management, The University of Kansas, University of Kansas Medical Center, Lawrence, KS

Address for correspondence: John M. Jakicic, Ph.D., Department of Health and Physical Activity, Healthy Lifestyle Institute, University of Pittsburgh, 32 Oak Hill Court, Pittsburgh, PA 15261; E-mail: jjakicic@pitt.edu.

Submitted for publication May 2018.

Accepted for publication June 2018.

© 2019 American College of Sports Medicine