The effect of a 3-month moderate-intensity physical activity program on body composition in overweight and obese African American college females

Academic Article


  • Summary: This study evaluated body composition outcomes following a 3-month exercise program for overweight/obese Black women. BMI decreased over the 3-month study despite an observed increase in body fat. Enhancements in bone marrow density and muscle density were also observed. Results show promising yet hypothesis-generating findings to explore in future research.
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    Author List

  • Joseph RP; Casazza K; Durant NH
  • Start Page

  • 2485
  • End Page

  • 2491
  • Volume

  • 25
  • Issue

  • 10