Pediatric obesity has been linked to a decreased amount of physical activity as well as excessive screen time. A recent study examined the associations between physical activity, and screen time engagement, on weight status for youth with obesity.
Women often accumulate visceral adipose tissue after menopause and have increased bone resorption. A recent study explored the relationship of visceral adipose tissue and bone turnover markers in postmenopausal women with and without osteopenia.
To better understand depressive symptoms in rural children with overweight/obesity, the researchers examined the relationship of this population with physical activity levels.