Supplemental Readings

Concept 12 Body Composition

 

ACSM. (1997). Position stand on the Female athlete triad. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 29,(5):1997):i.

 

Brownell, K., J. Rodin, & J. Wilmore, eds. Eating, Body Weight, and Performance in Athletes: Disorders of Modern Society. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1992.

 

Jeffrey, R., et al. “Weight Cycling and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Obese Men and Women.” American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 55(1992):641.

 

Lee, C. D., Jackson, A. S., & Blair, S. N. US Weight Guidelines: It is also important to consider cardiorespiratory fitness. International Journal of Obesity. 22(supplement 2)(1998):S2.

 

Lee, I., et al. “Change in Body Weight and Longevity.” Journal of the American Medical Association 268(1992):2045.

 

Lohman, T. G., L. H. Houtkooper, and S. B. Going. Body Fat Measurement Goes Hi Tech. ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal. 1(1)(1998):23.

 

Loy, S. F. et al. Easy Grip on Body Composition Measures. ACSM’s Health and Fitness. 2(5)(1998):16.

 

Manson, J.E. “Body Weight and Mortality Among Women.” New England Journal of Medicine 333(1995):677.

 

Oscai, L.B. “Exercise or Food Restriction: Effect of Adipose Cellularity.” American Journal of Physiology 27(1974):902.

 

Otis, C. L. The Female Athlete Triad. ACSM’s Health and Fitness. 2(1)(1998):20.

 

Otis, C. L., et al. ACSM Position Stand on the Female Athlete Triad. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 29(5)(1997):i.

 

Roche, A. F., S. B. Hyemsfield, & T. G. Lohman. Human Body Composition. Champiagn, IL: Human Kinetics, 1996.

 

Samford, B. “Creeping Obesity.” Physician and Sportsmedicine 16(1988):143.

 

Saris, W. H. M. Fit, Fat and Fat Free: The Metabolic Effects of Weight Control. International Journal of Obesity. 22(Supplement 22)(1998):S15.

 

University of California at Berkeley Wellness Letter, “Thin Thighs in a Bottle.” University of California at Berkeley Wellness Letter 10(1994):1.

 

University of California at Berkeley Wellness Letter, “Weight, Fate, Set Point and Counterpoint.” University of California at Berkeley Wellness Letter 11(1995):1.

 

Willett, W.C. “Weight, Weight Change and CHD.” Journal of the American Medical Association 273(1995):461.

 

Wilmore, J.H., et al. “Body Breadth Equipment and Measurement Techniques.” In T.G. Lohman, et al., eds. Anthropometric Standardization Reference Manual. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Publishers, 1988.

 

Wilmore, J. H., et al. “Body Composition: A Round Table.” Physician and Sportsmedicine 14(1986):144.

 

Wilmore, J. H. Exercise, Obesity and Weight Control. In Corbin, C. B. & Pangrazi, R. P. (ed.). Towards a Better Understanding of Physical Fitness and Activity. Scottsdale, AZ: Holcomb-Hathaway, 1999, Chapter 16.

 

Work, J. “Exercise for the Overweight Patient.” Physician and Sportsmedicine 18(1990):113.

 

Zelasko, C.J. “Exercise for Weight Loss: What Are the Facts?” Journal of American Dietetics Association 95(1995):1414.