Session 73:
Obesity and Inactivity: Trends and Consequences

Friday, April 2
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Beacon B
3rd Floor

Chair: Sarah R. Hayford, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Jason Schnittker, University of Pennsylvania

  1. The Content, Activities, and Settings of Leisure as Sources of Physical Inactivity: Changes in North America since 1970Brent M. Berry, University of Toronto

  2. The American Obesity Epidemic: Are We Really That Fat? And, How Could It Have Happened?Rebecca Utz, University of Michigan

  3. Changing Bodies: Weight Management Behaviors among American AdolescentsJenny Godley, University of Calgary

  4. Body Mass Index and Old Age Survival: A Comparative Study between the Union Army Records and the NHANES-I Epidemiological Follow-up SampleDejun Su, University of Chicago

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