2020 DOI: 10.20944/preprints202008.0311.v1 View full text Preprint
Azizan Omar, Hui Ling Leong, Foong Ming Moy

Abstract: Prevalence of overweight and obesity are escalating globally among the general population. However, there are limited evidence on the trends and prevalence of overweight /obesity in the military setting. Increased rates of injuries, low work productivity, incurred higher healthcare costs and prematurely discharge from service are consequences of overweight/obesity among the military. Therefore, we aimed to systematically describe the trends and prevalence of overweight and obesity in the military population, b…

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