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The relationship between physical activity and markers of the metabolic syndrome in adolescents : the PAHL-study
(North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
Low levels of physical activity (PA) are associated with a dramatic rise in obesity. The increase in prevalence of overweight and obesity is in parallel with an increase in metabolic syndrome (MetS) prevalence. Numerous ...
Body composition, physical activity and C-reactive protein in children : the PLAY study
(North-West University, 2006)
Obesity is currently the most common and costly nutritional problem in developed countries and ten percent of the world's school-aged children are estimated to be overweight to some extent. Low-grade systemic inflammation ...
The effect of a physical activity intervention on selective markers of the metabolic syndrome in adolescents with low socio–economic status
(North-West University, 2009)
Background - Physical inactivity causes obesity, a condition which is related to insulin resistance, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia and the metabolic syndrome (MS). MS is the collective description of lifestyle ...
Die onderlinge verband tussen fisieke aktiwiteit, obesiteit en arteriële meegewendheid by 19-56-jarige vroue : POWIRS II-studie
(North-West University, 2004)
Several research studies indicate the increasing problem obesity has become over the past few decades (Andersen 1999:41; Fox, 1999:56-60; Kuczmarshi et al., 1994:205-212). Obesity, after cigarette smoke, is the leading ...