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The level of neighborhood walkability in a place of residence and its effect on body composition in obese and overweight women

Sofková T et al.
Used Parameters : ECW, ICW, FFM, FFMI, BFM, FMI

Publication Year : 2013

Country : Czech

Journal : Central European journal of public health

SUMMARY A neighborhood environment allows defining typical features for physically active or inactive lifestyle. An accelerated pace of life and higher availability of an unhealthy lifestyle increase obesity rates. An analysis of body composition can be used as a predictor for assessment of current somatic conditions. The aim of the study was to determine the dependence of selected body composition parameters on neighborhood walkability in 167 women aged 20–60 years attending weight-loss programme called STOB-courses. A …
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