The effectiveness of weight-reduction stays at the children´s treatment centre of Křetín

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Title: The effectiveness of weight-reduction stays at the children´s treatment centre of Křetín
Authors: Juříková, Jana | Prudilová, Jarmila
Keywords: Children | Body weight | Body height | Overweight | BMI | Obesity | Eating habits | Physical activity
Knowledge Area: Educación Física y Deportiva
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Universidad de Alicante. Área de Educación Física y Deporte
Citation: Journal of Human Sport and Exercise. 2015, 10(Proc1): S471-S481. doi:10.14198/jhse.2015.10.Proc1.41
Abstract: The Children's Treatment Centre of Křetín not only treats obesity, but also respiratory diseases and locomotors system impairments. This study focuses on 25 children who were sent to the Centre by a paediatrician in order to reduce their body weight. These children were prescribed a slimming program which included physical activity and an appropriate diet. The curative stay lasted 4 weeks. After the treatment was over, it may be concluded that all children had reduced their weight. The weight reduction in boys was 4.91 kg and in girls 3.56 kg on average.
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14198/jhse.2015.10.Proc1.41 | http://hdl.handle.net/10045/52370
ISSN: 1988-5202
DOI: 10.14198/jhse.2015.10.Proc1.41
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Rights: Licencia Creative Commons Reconocimiento-NoComercial-SinObraDerivada 4.0
Peer Review: si
Publisher version: http://www.jhse.ua.es
Appears in Collections:Revistas - Journal of Human Sport and Exercise - 2015 - 9th INSHS International Christmas Sport Scientific Conference, 4-6 December 2014

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