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Identifying an Obese Patient Likely to Benefit from an Exercise Regimen

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

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Description:

Although all obese patients should be encouraged to pursue some form of exercise, some patients are more likely to be successful than others. Buskirk identified features that can help identify an obese patient who is likely to benefit most from an exercise program.

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