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Nowadays, there is an increasing awareness about the prevalence of overweight and obesity among young people in industrialized countries. During the first prepartecipation physical examination we measured the BMI of 238 male soccer players (mean age, 1.85±0.66 years). The mean BMI was 19.36±3.01 kg/m2. Considering the total of the athletes included, 74(31%)(More)
The concept of health closely associates absence of disease and a state of overall well-being (physical, mental, social). This state can be achieved by a healthy dietary habit and by engagement in physical activity. Despite this, children and teenagers are increasingly becoming overweight and obese. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether different(More)
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