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Prevalence of overweight and obesity in children from urban and rural Niagara
(Brock University, 2006-06-15)
Purpose: The influence of environment in the development of overweight and obesity is an ongoing concern. This investigation examined the influence of urbanization on the rates of childhood overweight and obesity. Method: ...
Secretory immunity in overweight and obese versus normal-weight early-and late-pubertal females
(Brock University, 2008-06-15)
Obesity is a condition associated with a wide variety of health problems including hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes mellitus, certain forms of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and gallstones (157). TTiere is growing ...
Examining the potential application of childhood stature in assessing adolescent overweight and obesity
(Brock University, 2011-03-08)
Background: Increasing Overweight and Obesity (OwOb) prevalence in pediatric populations is becoming a public health concern in many countries. The purpose of this study was to determine if childhood ...
Comprehensive school health, the social determinants of health, and the health status of children
(Brock University, 2007-06-29)
As children are becoming increasingly inactive and obese, there is an urgent need for effective early prevention and intervention programs. One solution is a comprehensive school health (CSH) program, a health promotion ...
A comparison of self-determined motivational experiences between participants and non-participants following the physical activity component of the CATCH Kid Club
(Brock University, 2011-05-17)
The CATCH Kids Club (CKC) is an after-school intervention that has attempted to address the growing obesity and physical inactivity concerns publicized in current literature. Using Self-Determination Theory (SDT: ...