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The association between body fat and musculoskeletal pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis
(BioMed Central, 2018-07-18)
Background Obesity and musculoskeletal pain are strongly related, but there is emerging evidence that body fat, not body weight, may be a better indicator of risk. There is, therefore, a need to determine ...
Changes in foot pain, structure and function following bariatric surgery
(BioMed Central, 2018-06-28)
Background Bariatric surgery candidates have a high prevalence of foot pain, depression and elevated plantar pressures. There is, however, limited research into how these factors interact pre- and post-surgery. ...
Increase in body weight over a two-year period is associated with an increase in midfoot pressure and foot pain
(BioMed Central, 2017-07-25)
Background There is a well-recognised relationship between body weight, plantar pressures and foot pain, but the temporal association between these factors is unknown. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationships ...
Upper Gastrointestinal Function in Morbidly Obese Adolescents before and Six Months after Gastric Banding
Background The effects of laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) placement on upper gastrointestinal tract function in obese adolescents are unknown. Therefore, our aim was to determine the short-term effects of ...
Applying Health in All Policies to obesity in South Australia
(Oxford University Press, 2014-08-01)
Public policy strategies impact on population health by acting on the effectiveness, availability and distribution of the social determinants of health. Reducing obesity and promoting healthy weight is a key focus of ...