Document Detail


Association Between Physical Activity/sedentary Behavior and Body Weight in Korean Adolescents.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22805715     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The purpose of this study was to examine whether physical activity (PA) and a sedentary behavior were related to weight status in Korean adolescents. 72,399 students in grades 7th to 12th participated in the 5thKorea Youth Risk Behavior Web-based Survey (KYRBWS-V) project in 2009. Body mass index (BMI), PA, and sedentary behavior were assessed by KYRBWS-V. The study results show that the boys had higher PA and less sedentary behavior than did the girls (p<0.01). The amounts of vigorous PA (p<0.001), moderate PA (p<0.001), moderate PA for at least 60 min (p<0.001), exercise for muscular strength (p<0.001), walking on a weekday (p<0.001), and walking on a weekend (p=0.012) were less in boys who were more obese than the other boys. The time spent sitting on a weekday (p<0.001) and weekend (p<0.001) was higher in more obese individuals in boys. Exercise for muscular strength (p=0.011) was less in girls who were more obese. The time spent sitting on a weekday (p=0.005) and weekend (p<0.001) was higher in more obese individuals in girls. However, vigorous PA (p<0.001), moderate PA (p<0.001), moderate PA for at least 60 min (p=0.003), walking on a weekday (p<0.001) was higher for the more obese girls. PA and sedentary behavior could be each independent factors that reduce or prevent obesity in Korean adolescents.
Authors:
Wi-Young So
Related Documents :
16376765 - Exercise intolerance in patients with atrial fibrillation: clinical and echocardiograph...
7448855 - Hemodynamic assessment of the ionescu-shiley pericardial xenograft in the mitral position.
22290535 - Pgc-1α and exercise in the control of body weight.
22850915 - Impact of training at ventilatory threshold on cardiopulmonary and functional capacity ...
16645395 - Can a child who has been operated on for congenital heart disease participate in sport ...
16874155 - Reduction of n terminal-pro-brain (b-type) natriuretic peptide levels with exercise-bas...
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1543-2742     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-7-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100939812     Medline TA:  Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Human Movement Science, Seoul Women's University, Seoul, Korea.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Subpectoral tenodesis of the long head of the biceps tendon for pathologies of the long head of the ...
Next Document:  In vivo antiplasmodial activities of ethanolic exract and fractions of Eleucine indica.