Health-related physical fitness and weight status in Hong Kong adolescents
- Association of objectively assessed physical activity with total and central body fat in Spanish adolescents; The HELENA Study. Moliner-Urdiales, D.; Ruiz, J. R.; Ortega, F. B.; Rey-Lopez, J. P.; Vicente-Rodriguez, G.; España-Romero, V.; Munguía-Izquierdo, D; Castillo, M. J.; Sjöström, M.; Moreno, L. A. // International Journal of Obesity;Oct2009, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p1126
Objectives:To examine the association of objectively assessed physical activity (PA) with markers of total and central body fat in adolescents, and to determine whether meeting the current PA recommendations (î‹¶60 min dayâˆ’1 of at least moderate intensity PA) is associated with reduced...
- Perceptions of Physical and Social Environment Variables and Self-Efficacy as Correlates of Self-Reported Physical Activity Among Adolescent Girls. Motl, Robert W.; Dishman, Rod K.; Saunders, Ruth P.; Dowda, Marsha; Pate, Russell R. // Journal of Pediatric Psychology;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p6
Objective This cross-sectional study examined the direct and indirect effects of perceived equipment accessibility, neighborhood safety, and social support on self-reported physical activity among older adolescent girls. Methods Adolescent girls (n = 1,655) who were in the 12th grade completed a...
- Arkansas School Nurses' Role in Statewide Assessment of Body Mass Index to Screen for Overweiqht Children and Adolescents. Gance-Cleveland, Bonnie; Bushmiaer, Margo // Journal of School Nursing (Allen Press Publishing Services Inc.);Apr2005, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p64
National surveys that have tracked weight and physical activity in the United States for more than 40 years have shown a continuing increase in the number of overweight children and adolescents. Overweight children and adolescents are showing an increase in diseases related to overweight: Type...
- Changing Levels of Physical Activity in Adolescent Girls. Miller, Karl E. // American Family Physician;2/15/2004, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p981
Discusses research being done on the factors associated with the changes in physical activity levels of adolescent girls at risk for sedentary lifestyles and obesity. Reference to a study by D. Neumark-Sztainer et al published in the August 2003 issue of the "Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent...
- Hefty but healthy? // Consumer Reports on Health;Sep2000, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p8
Presents study findings suggesting that even with excessive body weight, the physically fit stay healthy. INSET: MOre comfortable ways to get fit.
- When the tape is mightier than the scale. // Consumer Reports on Health;Jul2008, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p9
The article offers step-by-step instructions for weighing oneself and motivating oneself to by physically fit.
- Facts about fat. Schlosberg, Suzanne // Shape;Nov2005, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p196
Presents information on a study related to the positive affects of extra body weight on health.
- URBAN ADDICT. Hanashiro, Marvin // Gay & Lesbian Times;1/29/2009, Issue 1101, p44
The article cites the physical activities used by the author to loose weight and take out his aggression.
- test questions. // IDEA Fitness Journal;Mar2010, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p74
A quiz about weight management is presented.