TITLE

The Misery Of Child Obesity

AUTHOR(S)
Marshall, Marilyn
PUB. DATE
May 1981
SOURCE
Ebony;May1981, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the impact of obesity on a child's compeers and recreational participation in life in the U.S. It notes that overweight children are the ones who are easily worn out during strenuous activities and would eventually stop participating. According to a study conducted at Meharry Medical College, overweight girls appear mature than other girls their ages. Moreover, it notes that obesity can lead to discriminations that could result to physical and emotional problems.
ACCESSION #
48749985

 

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