FOCUS ON OBESITY AND WEIGHT MANAGEMENT
Guarracino, Joanna Lazos MS; Savino, Susan MS; Edelstein, Sari PhD, RD
School for Health Studies, Simmons College, Boston, Mass.
Corresponding author: Sari Edelstein, PhD, RD, School for Health Studies, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115 (e-mail: [email protected]).
The authors thank Paula Simpson, Aerobics Director, and the yoga instructors of Reading Athletic Club in Reading, Mass; William Sharp, Aerobics Director, and the yoga instructors of Bally Total Fitness, Cambridge, Mass; and Gena Bean, Yoga Instructor, of Bally Total Fitness and Unitarian Universalist Church, Medford, Mass, for allowing them to distribute their survey and collect data at the various fitness centers. The authors also thank Dr Shelley Strowman for her extensive help and expertise during the data analysis process.