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Changes in Body Composition and Physical Fitness in Obese Children with Different Treatments

  • Manuel Pena
  • Jorge Bacallao
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Abstract

Regulation of body mass and body composition is dependent on energy intake, energy expenditure, and on the behaviour of many regulating mechanisms. The last factors are numerous, complex, and still not well understood. Indeed, the first two factors can be controlled and their combination seems to be the most advantageous way to reduce fat.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manuel Pena
    • 1
  • Jorge Bacallao
    • 1
  1. 1.Higher Institute of Medical Sciences of HavanaHavanaCuba

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