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Vol 6, No 1 (2010)
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Published online: 2010-05-12
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Analysis of nutrition habits and physical activity of high school students

Marta Nawrocka, Magdalena Kujawska-Łuczak, Paweł Bogdański, Danuta Pupek-Musialik
Endokrynol. Otył. Zab. Przem. Mat 2010;6(1):8-17.

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Vol 6, No 1 (2010)
Prace oryginalne
Published online: 2010-05-12

Abstract

INTRODUCTION. Obesity has reached the epidemic level nowadays. All the complications of the excessive body mass influence the health condition in society. Get to knowing young people’s lifestyle, can help us to fight efficiently with this prevalent disease. The aim of the study was to assess of nutrition habits and physical activity among young people, which live in different places of inhabitancy.
MATERIAL AND METHODS. The study group consisted of 159 highschool students (the average age - 13.9 ± 1.4). Among this group of patients the survey was conducted.
RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS. In the study group numerous mistakes in nutrition habits were observed. Considerable percentage of students had been taking an attempt of loosing weight, which - not supervised - can lead to such a disease as anorexia or bulimia. Considering physical activity good trends of behavior were observed. Most mistakes in daily lifestyle are performed by students of village school, least of them - by students who come from big city.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION. Obesity has reached the epidemic level nowadays. All the complications of the excessive body mass influence the health condition in society. Get to knowing young people’s lifestyle, can help us to fight efficiently with this prevalent disease. The aim of the study was to assess of nutrition habits and physical activity among young people, which live in different places of inhabitancy.
MATERIAL AND METHODS. The study group consisted of 159 highschool students (the average age - 13.9 ± 1.4). Among this group of patients the survey was conducted.
RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS. In the study group numerous mistakes in nutrition habits were observed. Considerable percentage of students had been taking an attempt of loosing weight, which - not supervised - can lead to such a disease as anorexia or bulimia. Considering physical activity good trends of behavior were observed. Most mistakes in daily lifestyle are performed by students of village school, least of them - by students who come from big city.
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Keywords

obesity; nutrition habits; physical activity; young people

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Title

Analysis of nutrition habits and physical activity of high school students

Journal

Endocrinology, Obesity and Metabolic Disorders

Issue

Vol 6, No 1 (2010)

Pages

8-17

Published online

2010-05-12

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Endokrynol. Otył. Zab. Przem. Mat 2010;6(1):8-17.

Keywords

obesity
nutrition habits
physical activity
young people

Authors

Marta Nawrocka
Magdalena Kujawska-Łuczak
Paweł Bogdański
Danuta Pupek-Musialik

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