TITLE

Obese Kids

PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Pediatrics for Parents;2004, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article cites that the average weight of a 15-year-old boy in 1966 was 136 pounds and 150 pounds in 2002.
ACCESSION #
16469753

 

Related Articles

  • Calculating your weight risk.  // Mayo Clinic Fitness for Everybody;2005, p9 

    Presents a formula for determining the body mass index.

  • Differences between recumbent length and stature measurement in groups of 2- and 3-y-old children and its relevance for the use of European body mass index references. Buyken, A.E.; Hahn, S.; Kroke, A. // International Journal of Obesity;Jan2005, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p24 

    OBJECTIVE:: To compare length and stature measurements of young children and to examine the relevance of any difference for comparison with body mass index (BMI) references designed for use from birth to adulthood. SUBJECTS:: A total of 426 2-y-old and 525 3-y-old children included in the...

  • Prevalência de sobrepeso e obesidade em homens adultos segundo dois critérios de diagnóstico antropométrico. Filardo, Ronaldo Domingues; Petroski, Edio Luiz // Motricidade;2007, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p46 

    To determine and compare overweight and obesity by two anthropometric criteria, BMI and %Fat, of adults aged 20 to 40 years old. Data were collected from 400 subjects enrolled on distinct exercise training programs in Curitiba, Paraná. Subjects were organized in 4 age groups from age 20 to 40...

  • Your age and your weight.  // Mayo Clinic Fitness for Everybody;2005, p10 

    Presents a graph showing the relation between age and weight. Average percentage of body fat; Relation between age and decline in the amount of muscle.

  • Conversion Tables -- Part I.  // Clinical Pediatrics;Dec1971 Supplement, Vol. 10 Issue S1, p303 

    The article presents conversion tables that are significant in the field of pediatrics. Basic values for body weight include: 1 ounce = 28.4 grams; 1/2 pound = 230 (228.5) grams or 0.23 kg; 1 pound = 455 grams or 0.45 kg; 100 grams = 3.5 ounces; and 1 kilogram (1,000 grams) = 2.2 pounds. For...

  • Body mass index (BMI).  // Mayo Clinic Fitness for Everybody;2005, p9 

    Presents a chart of the body mass index from National Institutes of Health's Clinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults. Height; Weight in pounds.

  • The views of young children in the UK about obesity, body size, shape and weight: a systematic review. Rees, Rebecca; Oliver, Kathryn; Woodman, Jenny; Thomas, James // BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p188 

    Background: There are high levels of concern about childhood obesity, with obese children being at higher risk of poorer health both in the short and longer terms. Children's attitudes to, and beliefs about, their bodies have also raised concern. Children themselves have a stake in this debate;...

  • Longitudinal changes in body weight and body composition among women previously treated for breast cancer consuming a high-vegetable, fruit and fiber, low-fat diet. Thomson, Cynthia A.; Rock, Cheryl L.; Giuliano, Anna R.; Newton, Tara R.; Cui, Haiyan; Reid, Phyllis M.; Green, Tina L.; Alberts, David S. // European Journal of Nutrition;Jan2005, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p18 

    Background Excess adiposity has been shown to be associated with increased risk for breast cancer recurrence, and a plant-based eating pattern has been hypothesized to be protective. Whether a plant-based diet without specific energy goals will result in weight loss or changes in body...

  • How To: Figure your body mass index. Duncan, Andy // Overdrive;Sep2008, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p36 

    The article offers formula on how to calculate body mass index (BMI). BMI is a number that compares a person's weight and height. BMI is equal to weight (pounds) times 703 over height (inches) squared. If BMI is less than 18.5, a person is considered as underweight. Moreover, a person is...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics