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Effect of athletic activity on chosen indicators of physical development and obesity parameters in 6 to 7 year old children

Endocrinology
Exercise Physiology
Author
TOMÁŠ WILLWÉBER, IVAN ČILLÍK
Used Parameters : BW, BMI, FM, PBF, VFL, WHR

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Slovakia

Journal : Journal of Physical Education and Sport

This contribution presents the results of physical development and body composition parameters which are suggestive of obesity in younger school age children. The aim of this research is to test the effect of aerobic activity in reducing risk-bearing obesity factors. Fifty-five younger school age children took part in this research. The experimental group consisted of 24 subjects (17 boys and 7 girls) aged 6.62±0.31 years. The control group consisted of 31 subjects (22 boys and 9 girls) aged 6.78±0.3 years. The IAAF Kids' Athletics …
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