Health-related physical fitness and weight status in Hong Kong adolescents

@inproceedings{Mak2010HealthrelatedPF,
  title={Health-related physical fitness and weight status in Hong Kong adolescents},
  author={Kwok-Kei Mak and Sai Yin Ho and Wing-Sze Lo and G Neil Thomas and Alison M. McManus and Jeffrey R. Day and Tai-hing Lam},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND This study was designed to investigate the relation between health-related physical fitness and weight status in Hong Kong adolescents. METHODS 3,204 students aged 12-18 years participated in the Hong Kong Student Obesity Surveillance (HKSOS) project in 2006-2007. Anthropometric measures (height, weight) and health-related fitness (push-up, sit-up, sit-and-reach, 9-minute run) were assessed. Body mass index (BMI) was computed to classify participants into normal weight, underweight… CONTINUE READING
39 Extracted Citations
44 Extracted References
Similar Papers

Citing Papers

Publications influenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 39 extracted citations

Referenced Papers

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 44 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…