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- INACTIVITY DOES NOT LEAD TO OBESITY IN KIDS. // SportEX Health (14718154);Oct2010, Issue 26, p6
The article discusses research which claims that inactivity does not lead to obesity in children, suggesting that programs dealing with obesity should focus more on food than exercise.
- Prevalence of overweight and abdominal obesity in Greek children 6-12 years old: Results from the National Epidemiological Survey. Tzotzas, T.; Kapantais, E.; Tziomalos, K.; Ioannidis, I.; Mortoglou, A.; Bakatselos, S.; Kaklamanou, M.; Lanaras, L.; Kaklamanou, D. // Hippokratia;Jan2011, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p48
Objective: To provide estimates of overweight (OW), obesity (OB) and abdominal obesity (AO) in a sample of children throughout the whole of Greece. Material and Methods: This epidemiological, cross-sectional survey examined 3,140 children aged 6-12 y (1,589 boys and 1,551 girls) who were...
- Escalating Coverage of Obesity in UK Newspapers: The Evolution and Framing of the 'Obesity Epidemic' From 1996 to 2010. Hilton, Shona; Patterson, Chris; Teyhan, Alison // Obesity (19307381);Aug2012, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p1688
Obesity is one of the fastest growing and most serious public health challenges facing the world in the 21st century. Correspondingly, over the past decade there has been increased interest in how the obesity epidemic has been framed by the media. This study offers the first large-scale...
- EXERCISE AND MATH SKILLS. TOPOREK, BRYAN // Education Week;2/23/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 21, p5
The article discusses the study "Exercise Improves Executive Function and Achievement and Alters Brain Activation in Overweight Children," by the Georgia Prevention Institute at Georgia Health Sciences University, which examined the relationship between exercise and achievement in mathematics.
- The effects of detraining on blood adipokines and antioxidant enzyme in Korean overweight children. Woo, Jinhee; Shin, Ki; Yoo, Jae-Ho; Park, Soyoung; Kang, Sunghwun // European Journal of Pediatrics;Feb2012, Vol. 171 Issue 2, p235
The present study examined the change to clarify the effects of detraining on the concentration of lipid profiles, serum adipokines and antioxidant enzyme gene expression in Korean overweight children. The subjects were normal children ( n = 19) and obese children ( n = 20) who were further...
- Prevalence of overweight and obesity in children aged 6-13 years-alarming increase in obesity in Cracow, Poland. Bac, Aneta; Wozniacka, Renata; Matusik, Stanislaw; Golec, Joanna; Golec, Edward // European Journal of Pediatrics;Feb2012, Vol. 171 Issue 2, p245
This study in children aged 6-13 years ( n = 1,499) was performed between October 2008 and March 2009. Height and weight measurements were taken to calculate BMI. The prevalence of overweight and obesity was determined by means of IOTF cut-offs with respect to age. Alarming is the fact that the...
- Declining prevalence rates for overweight and obesity in German children starting school. Moss, Anja; Klenk, Jochen; Simon, Klaus; Thaiss, Heidrun; Reinehr, Thomas; Wabitsch, Martin // European Journal of Pediatrics;Feb2012, Vol. 171 Issue 2, p289
To estimate the development of prevalence rates for overweight and obesity in children starting school in Germany, data for children's height and weight out of the compulsory school enrolment examinations (SEE), conducted annually in every German federal state, were available. A former analysis...
- Mehr Therapie für übergewichtige Kinder. // Ergotherapie & Rehabilitation;Nov2012, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p6
An article is presented on the results of a longitudinal study from the Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung (Federal Center for Health Enlightenment, BZgA) on the use of occupational therapy as a weight reduction strategy for overweight children.
- CHILDHOOD OBESITY. N. S. // Education Week;11/9/2011, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p5
The article reports on the study "Finding Balance: Obesity and Children With Special Needs," from the online community AbilityPath.org, using information from the National Health and Nutrition Survey, which shows more than half of children in special education are overweight.