Adolescents' experience of comments about their weight -- prevalence, accuracy and effects on weight misperception
- WHY ARE SO MANY TEENAGERS GETTING FAT? Parry, Jessica // Dolly;Jun2003, Issue 392, p48
Discusses the reasons why many teenagers are getting fat. Health problems caused by obesity; Influence of technology on the problem.
- The problem of obesity among adolescents in Hong Kong: a comparison using various diagnostic criteria. Ko, Gary T. C.; Ozaki, Risa; Wong, Gary W. K.; Kong, Alice P. S.; Wing-Yee So; Tong, Peter C. Y.; Chan, Michael H. M.; Chung-Shun Ho; Lam, Christopher W. K.; Chan, Juliana C. N. // BMC Pediatrics;2008, Vol. 8, Special section p1
Background: Obesity is now a global epidemic. In this study, we aimed to assess the rates of obesity using several major diagnostic criteria in Chinese school adolescents in Hong Kong. Methods: This is a cross-sectional study. Using a computer-generated coding system, we randomly selected...
- Predictors of Obesity from Adolescence to Adulthood. Miller, Karl E. // American Family Physician;7/1/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p179
Discusses research being done on the prediction of obesity from adolescence to adulthood. Reference to study by E. Kvaavik and colleagues, published in the December 2003 issue of the journal "Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine"; Correlation between parents' body mass index and...
- Longitudinal Factor Analysis Reveals a Distinct Clustering of Cardiometabolic Improvements During Intensive, Short-Term Dietary and Exercise Intervention in Obese Children and Adolescents. Hobkirk, James P.; King, Roderick F.; Gately, Paul; Pemberton, Philip; Smith, Alexander; Barth, Julian H.; Carroll, Sean // Metabolic Syndrome & Related Disorders;Feb2012, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p20
Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate changes in cardiometabolic clustering characteristics in response to highly significant weight loss. Background: Pre-post analysis of a lifestyle intervention for the treatment of obesity and the assessment of interrelated metabolic changes...
- The Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Psychosocial Functioning of Adolescents Who Are Overweight or Obese. Goldfield, Gary S.; Adamo, Kristi B.; Rutherford, Jane; Murray, Marisa // Journal of Pediatric Psychology;Nov2012, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p1136
Objectives To evaluate effects of stationary cycling to music versus interactive video game cycling on psychosocial functioning in obese adolescents. Methods 30 obese adolescents aged 12â€“17 years were randomized to twice weekly laboratory-based sessions of stationary cycling to music or...
- OBESITY CRISIS: how not to be a victim. McCahon, Jessica // Dolly;Jun2004, Issue 404, p106
Addresses the teenage obesity issue in New South Wales. Reasons behind the obesity crisis; Risk factors; Pitfalls of a weight loss diet; Approaches to managing weight.
- POLITICAL CARTOON. // Junior Scholastic;3/7/2005, Vol. 107 Issue 14, p26
The article presents a political cartoon, which uses satire to comment on the relationship between obesity among teens in the United States and the type of food they eat. The article further presents some questions related to the cartoon, which are required to be answered by the readers of the...
- Feeling Fat. // Pediatrics for Parents;2008, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p5
The article reports on the study regarding weight issues in teenagers in Germany. The study of 7,000 teenagers ages 11-17 found that around 75% of the girls and the boys were of normal weight, 18% of the girls and the boys were overweight or obese, and 7% of the girls and 8% of the boys were...
- Cola Crackdown. Ecker, Keith // InsideCounsel;Apr2006, Vol. 16 Issue 173, p16
Reports on a study on the connection between obesity among teenagers and soda consumption in the U.S. in 2006. Effect of soda consumption on body weight; Response by health activists to the study.