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Léčba dětské obezity pohybovou aktivitou

Title in English Therapy of children´s obesity by physical activity


Year of publication 2015
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Kultúrna antropológia a šport. Zborník vedeckých prác.
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Sports Studies

Field Sport and leisure time activities
Keywords children; overweight; obesity; body weight; body height; body mass index (BMI); physical activity; reducing body weight
Description The children obesity is an important problem of nowadays. Treatment of obese and overweight people is aimed at weight loss and reducing the adipose tissue. There was 25 research children (10 boys and 15 girls), who stayed sanatorium for children with different kinds of disorders (respiratory diseases, asthma, locomotion system disturbance) include for children suffering from overweight or obesity. The program for the reduction of body weight contained rehabilitation procedures, strengthening physical fitness, regular workouts in a gym, games in the open air and walking. A special diet was composed for children suffering from obesity. Together with the physical activities, the aim of the diet was to reduce body weight of obese children. The program for reducing body weight was successful for all children. Boys lost in average 4.46 ± 1.58 kg, girls lost in average 3.48 ± 1.36 kg.

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