Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 17th, 2005
"The purpose of this study was to examine the association of body mass index (BMI) and aerobic fitness on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in adolescents. The sample included 416 boys and 345 girls 9-18 years of age from the Quebec Family Study. Participants were cross-tabulated into four groups using a median split of age-adjusted physical working capacity (PWC) and body mass index (BMI)," scientists in the United States and Canada report.
"Group differences in age-adjusted CVD...
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