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The effect of physical activity on the body composition and health related fitness of 9 to 13 year old boys
(North-West University, 2008)
Physical activity plays a vital role in all children's lives. Physical activity prevents various life threatening diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, obesity, hypertension, cancer and many more. Physical activity ...
Die verband tussen leptien, liggaamsamestelling en fisieke fiksheid in swart adolessente : die PLAY-studie
(North-West University, 2006)
Leptin is a protein hormone primarily secreted by the subcutaneous adipose tissue and is responsible for regulating the energy balance. Individuals with more adipose tissue have much higher leptin levels and often suffer ...
Comparison of waist circumference distribution of South African black children from different study populations
(North-West University, 2010)
Studies in both children and adults indicate that waist circumference (WC), a measure of abdominal obesity is closely related to cardiovascular risk factors. The accurate identification of abdominally obese children in ...