The influence of physical fitness on overweight/obesity and its parent-offspring correlations among German families

Frauke Günther, Susanne Winkler, Mirko Brandes, Ronja Foraita, Karin Bammann, Iris Pigeot & Wolfgang Ahrens
Background: Several studies reported that besides the prevention of obesity, the improvement of physical fitness (PF) and physical activity (PA) plays an essential role to prevent metabolic disorders. The influence of genetic, lifestyle and/or environmental factors on PF measured by maximal oxygen[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]