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Physical activity increases after bariatric surgery, review finds

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i2731 (Published 16 May 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i2731
  1. Susan Mayor
  1. London

Physical activity increases in the 12 months after bariatric surgery, shows a systematic review that found that people walked more after undergoing this type of procedure.1

A higher level of physical activity after bariatric surgery has previously been associated with additional weight loss, but information is limited on patterns of physical activity in people who undergo this type of surgery. And it is unclear …

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