Why exercise is an important component of risk reduction in obesity management

Daniel J Green and Andrew J Maiorana
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (3): . || doi: 10.5694/mja11.11055
Published online: 20 February 2012

Non-surgical intervention has many benefits

A recent article published in the Journal1 was widely reported in the popular press,2,3 with statements such as the following being quoted:

  • Daniel J Green1
  • Andrew J Maiorana2

  • 1 School of Sports Science, Exercise and Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA.
  • 2 School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University, Perth, WA.


Competing interests:

Daniel Green receives grant support from the National Heart Foundation of Australia and the Australian Research Council.


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