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Physical fitness, physical activity, sedentary behavior, or diet: what are the correlates of obesity in Polish school children?
There is substantial evidence of rising prevalence of overweight and obesity and its co-morbidities among children in western-high income developed countries. In the European Union, the prevalence of overweight and obesity ...
Two-year changes in body composition, physical activity and selected metabolic risk factors among adolescents living in Tlokwe Municipality Area, North West Province, South Africa: the Pahl study
The increase of childhood obesity in low- to middle-income countries is linked to both individual and clustered metabolic risk factors. This study determined the changes, after two years, in body composition, physical ...
The Exercise, Arterial Modulation and Nutrition in Youth South Africa Study (ExAMIN Youth SA)
(Frontiers Media, 2020)
Background: The impact of a sedentary and unhealthy lifestyle on cardiovascular health is well-documented, however the current obesity and hypertension trends among children is concerning. The ExAMIN Youth SA study aims ...