[Body composition, aerobic fitness, physical activity and metabolic profile among 18 year old Icelandic high-school students].

@article{Arngrimsson2012BodyCA,
  title={[Body composition, aerobic fitness, physical activity and metabolic profile among 18 year old Icelandic high-school students].},
  author={Sigurbjorn Birgir Arngrimsson and Erlingur Birgir Richardsson and Kari Jonsson and Anna Sigridur Olafsdottir},
  journal={Laeknabladid},
  year={2012},
  volume={98 5},
  pages={277-82}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the study was to examine metabolic risk factors among 18 year old high-school students and compare students attending vocational and traditional schools. MATERIAL AND METHODS Participants (147 boys and 130 girls) were randomly selected. Physical activity (PA) was measured with pedometers and aerobic fitness (fitness) with maximal oxygen uptake test on a treadmill. Height, weight, waist circumference (WC), and body mass index (BMI) were measured and percentage body fat… CONTINUE READING