Does Increased Prescribed Exercise Alter Non-Exercise Physical Activity/Energy Expenditure in Health Adults? A Systematic Review

Washburn RA, Lambourne K, Szabo AN, Herrmann SD, Honas JJ, Donnelly JE
Clinical Obesity
April 3, 2014

Clinical Obesity. 2014;4(1):1-20

Prescribed physical activity/exercise training may reduce non-exercise physical activity resulting in no change in total daily energy expenditure and no or minimal exercise-induced weight loss. This systematic review evaluated cross-sectional, short-term (2–14 d), randomized and non-randomized trials which reported on the effect of prescribed physical activity/exercise on non-exercise physical activity/energy expenditure in healthy adults.

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