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Obesity Decreases Physical Activity

March 29, 2013

BYU exercise science professor Larry Tucker and his colleagues carried out research that confirmed what many have assumed to be true: obesity leads to a decrease in physical activity over time. Tucker measured the actual movement and intensity of that movement for more than 250 study participants by using accelerometers.

credit: BYU