Effect of body mass index on physical self concept, cognition & academic performance of first year medical students

@inproceedings{Agarwal2013EffectOB,
  title={Effect of body mass index on physical self concept, cognition & academic performance of first year medical students},
  author={Shivani Agarwal and Payal Bhalla and Simran Kaur and Rashmi Babbar},
  booktitle={The Indian journal of medical research},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES The relationship between obesity and self perception, particularly in children and young adults has important implications for physical and psychosocial health and well-being. A better understanding of this relationship could help target psychology services and public health strategies more effectively. The aim of the present study was to assess the effect of body mass index (BMI) on physical self concept and cognition of the first year medical undergraduate students in… CONTINUE READING