Biopsychosocial Exercise Prescription for Weight Control: A Frontline Perspective

Authors: Joe H. Ghorayeb, DC, MHA, Martin D. Theriault, MD


Overweight and obesity affect more than one-third of the world’s population.1,2 Should current trends continue, it is projected that an estimated 38% of the world’s adult population will be overweight and another 20% will be obese by 2030.3 In the United States, projections based on recent trends forecast that nearly 50% of adults will be obese by 2030.4

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