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|Title: ||Obesity and physical fitness among children (6-10 years) from Azores islands (Portugal)|
|Authors: ||Lopes, Vítor P.|
Maia, José A.R.
|Issue Date: ||2004|
|Publisher: ||Centro Studi Auxologici|
|Citation: ||Lopes, Vítor P.; Maia, José A.R.; Silva, R.G.; Morais, F.P.; Ferreira, J.C.V. (2004) - Obesity and physical fitness among children (6-10 years) from Azores islands (Portugal). In X International Congress of Auxology. Human Growth in Sickness and in Health. Florença|
|Abstract: ||The prevalence of obesity and of lower leveIs of physical fitness seems to be a major
problem for the public health. The WHO designates obesity as one of the most important
public health threats because of the sigrlificant impact of chronic conditions associated
with obesity. Physical fitness could act as a protective factor for various diseases, e.g.
|Peer Reviewed: ||yes|
|Appears in Collections:||DCDEF - Resumos em Proceedings Não Indexados ao ISI|
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