Protein. Dietary Supplements. Energy Drinks. Miscellaneous Sports Nutrition Guidelines. International Society of Sports Nutrition position stands. 2016 Physical activity and obesity: what we know and what we need to know* Introduction More than two-thirds (68.5%) of US adults were reported to be overweight with the prevalence of obesity and extreme obesity being 34.9% and 6.4%, respectively, in 2011–2012[1, 2].
More recently (2013), The Global Burden of Disease Study suggested that the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the USA was 70.9% in men (≥20 years old) and was 61.9% in women (≥20 years old) . Obesity increases the risk of developing several chronic diseases, such as coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes mellitus and certain types of cancers.
2013 Developing a Plan to Recognize and Refer Student-Athletes With Psychological Concerns at the Collegiate Level:Consensus Statement.