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Determinants of obesity in an urban township of South Africa
(MedPharm Publications, 2008)
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the prevalence of overweight and obesity, and identify factors associated with Body Mass Index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) among adults residing in an urban township in South Africa. DESIGN: ...
Obesity in South Africa: Challenges for government and health professionals
(Nutrition Society, 2005)
OBJECTIVES: To review data on the prevalence, causes and health consequences of obesity in South Africa and propose interventions to prevent and treat obesity and related outcomes. METHODS: Data from existing literature ...
Socio-cultural, environmental and behavioural determinants of obesity in black South African women
(Clinics Cardive Publishing (Pty) Ltd, 2013)
South Africa (SA) is undergoing a rapid epidemiological transition and has the highest prevalence of obesity in sub- Saharan Africa (SSA), with black women being the most affected (obesity prevalence 31.8%). Although ...
Relationship between body composition and musculoskeletal fitness in Nigerian children
(Asian Journal of Scientific Research, 2018)
Background and Objective: Substantial evidence indicates that high level of obesity assessed by body mass index (BMI) could affect the motor performance, musculoskeletal fitness and wellbeing of the youths. This study ...