Balance and musculoskeletal flexibility in children with obesity: a cross-sectional study - Bataweel EA, Ibrahim AI.

BACKGROUND: Studies on the influence of obesity on different physical parameters such as postural balance and musculoskeletal flexibility are limited and have reported varying results. OBJECTIVES: Measure effect of childhood obesity on balance and ...
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Publication date: Available online 4 June 2020Source: Obesity Research &Clinical PracticeAuthor(s): Diego Moriconi, Stefano Masi, Eleni Rebelos, Agostino Virdis, Maria Laura Manca, Salvatore De Marco, Stefano Taddei, Monica Nannipieri
Source: Obesity Research and Clinical Practice - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Source Type: research
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Source: Childhood Obesity - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Tags: Child Obes Source Type: research
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Source: Childhood Obesity - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Tags: Child Obes Source Type: research
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Source: Childhood Obesity - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Tags: Child Obes Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Musculoskeletal Neuronal Interactions - Category: Neurology Tags: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact Source Type: research
This report provides the most recent national data for 2017-2018 on obesity and severe obesity prevalence among adults by sex, age, and race and Hispanic origin. Trends from 1999-2000 through 2017-2018 for adults aged 20 and over are also presented. PMID: 32487284 [PubMed - in process]
Source: NCHS data brief - Category: American Health Tags: NCHS Data Brief Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 3 June 2020Source: Physiology &BehaviorAuthor(s): Rima Solianik, Laura Žlibinaitė, Margarita Drozdova-Statkevičienė, Artūras Sujeta
Source: Physiology and Behavior - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: In men with diabetes, NC was inversely associated with cerebral gray matter volume. The link between neck anthropometry and brain aging in diabetic men warrants further consideration. PMID: 32483016 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord Source Type: research
Conclusions: During 12 months after RYGB, %EWL was not associated with BPL or AL length. However, during 36 months postoperatively, the patients with longer BPL had a significantly higher %EWL in comparison to the patients with shorter BPL. PMID: 32489489 [PubMed]
Source: Videosurgery and Other Miniinvasive Techniques - Category: Surgery Tags: Wideochir Inne Tech Maloinwazyjne Source Type: research
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Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Featured Food & Agriculture Global Globalisation Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Barilla Center for Food and Nutritio Source Type: news
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