Life style related to blood pressure and body weight in adolescence: Cross sectional data from the Young-HUNT study, Norway

@article{Fasting2008LifeSR,
  title={Life style related to blood pressure and body weight in adolescence: Cross sectional data from the Young-HUNT study, Norway},
  author={Magnus H\olmo Fasting and Tom Ivar Lund Nilsen and Turid Lingaas Holmen and Torstein Vik},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={111 - 111}
}
BACKGROUND The associations between physical activity, unhealthy dietary habits and cigarette smoking and blood pressure, overweight and obesity are well established in adulthood. This is not the case for similar associations in adolescence. Thus, the purpose of this study is to examine how physical activity, smoking status and dietary habits were related to overweight, obesity and blood pressure in a population of Norwegian adolescents. METHODS Weight, height, systolic (SBP) and diastolic… CONTINUE READING

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