Importance & Scope:
The United States is facing a serious epidemic. Recent nationwide surveys reveal that 66 percent of adults have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 25 or greater, classifying them as either "overweight" or "obese." Unfortunately, this epidemic is not only affecting adults. We are now seeing increasing numbers of overweight children and teens.
As the weight of Americans rises, so do the secondary risks associated with obesity. These risks include cardiovascular disease, hypertension, dyslipidemia, type 2 diabetes, stroke, osteoarthritis and even cancer. The chart below shows how in the U.S., for instance, poor diet and lack of adequate physical activity are the second leading underlying causes of death, second only to tobacco use.
Researchers reported that the risk of developing diabetes, gallstones, hypertension (high blood pressure), heart disease, and stroke increased progressively with the level of being overweight among both women and men. The most obese members of the study population were 20 times more likely to develop diabetes than their normal weight peers. This conference may provide a comprehensive study on weight loss and fitness management.
One of the biggest issues facing is the U.S. is the obesity epidemic. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which is home to more than 1.5 million residents, is tackling obesity and tobacco use throughout the community. Approximately 67.9% of adults in the city and approximately 41% of youth aged 6-17 are overweight or obese. Additionally, nearly 70% of youth in North Philadelphia, the majority of whom are black or Hispanic, are overweight or obese, which is nearly double the obesity and overweight rate for youth in the United States. Fruit and vegetable consumption is a challenge for residents, with nearly 25% of youth and 30% of adults getting only one serving or less per day.
Over the past three decades, obesity rates in America have tripled, and today, nearly one in three American are overweight or obese. Less physical activity, having junk foods, increased portion sizes, and spending more time watching TV and playing video games are just a few factors that have led to this epidemic. Philadelphia is facing high obesity rate and working hard to combat obesity throughout the state.
- Fitness Science
- Weight Management Strategies
- Obesity and Health Complications
- Surgical Procedures for Weight Loss
- Child hood Obesity- Causes and Risk Factors
- Weight Loss Medications
- Weight-Loss and Fitness in Women
- Novel Weight Control Research
- Traditional and Conventional Weight Loss Therapies
- Underweight Management & Fitness Strategies
Why to attend???
The conference highlights the evolving strategies for Weight loss-management, medications, childhood obesity, yoga & physical therapy, exercise, morbid obesity, liposuction treatment, bariatric surgery and upcoming challenges in fitness science. The conference invites leading experts in the field of obesity, weight management, fitness experts, bariatric surgeons, exercise physicians, yoga practitioners and all the eminent and experts in the field of Weight loss and fitness management. The conference also welcomes delegates from industries focusing on weight loss medications, exercise tools & equipment and fitness machinery to gather, network under a single roof for advancing technology and innovations.
A Unique Opportunity for Advertisers and Sponsors at this International event:
Major Weight Loss Associations and Societies around the Globe
The Obesity Society
American Society of Bariatric Physicians
Inland Empire Weight Loss
ACSM Fit Society
The Fitness Society
British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society
Statistical Analysis of Associations
Figure 1: Statistical Analysis
We invite experts in the field of obesity, weight management, fitness experts, bariatric surgeons, exercise physicians, yoga practitioners, and delegates from industries focusing on weight loss medications, exercise tools & equipment and fitness machinery.
Figure 2: Target Audience
University of Pennsylvania
University of Maryland
Florida State University
University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences
Stanford children’s health
The Ohio State University
Figure 3: Top Universities associated with weight loss and obesity
Hospitals Associated with weight loss treatments
UC Health Weight Loss Center
The Johns Hopkins Digestive
Weight Loss Center
Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
Peninsula Region Medical Center
Cedars-Sinai Weight Loss Center
Houston Methodist Leading Medicine
Emory Bariatric Center
Lowell General Hospital
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Figure 4: Hospitals Associated with Weight loss treatments
Glance at Market of Advertising and Marketing:
Global Weight Management Market is estimated to be USD 385.1 billion in 2010 and expected to reach USD 650.9 billion in 2015 at a CAGR of 9.4% over the period 2010 to 2015. Equipment & Devices segment accounted for the largest share at 37.7% of weight management market in 2010. Weight management services are the fastest growing segment at 13.4% CAGR during 2010 to 2015. Weight management services segment is worth USD 205.2 billion in 2015.
Market value of Weight loss Products
Diet soft drinks – $21.15 billion
Health clubs – $19.5 billion
Commercial weight loss centers – $3.29 billion
Meal replacements and diet pills – $2.69 billion
Artificial sweeteners – $2.52 billion
Low calorie/diet foods – $2.32 billion
Diet books, exercise videos – $1.21 billion
Figure 5: Statistics of market value of weight loss products
Statistics of Annual Income of Drugs on Weight Loss
Figure 6: Annual income of weight loss drugs
NIH Year Wise Funding On Obesity:
Figure 7: NIH year wise funding on obesity