Prevalence of obesity in children aged 6-12 years in Greece: nutritional behaviour and physical activity

@inproceedings{Kyriazis2012PrevalenceOO,
  title={Prevalence of obesity in children aged 6-12 years in Greece: nutritional behaviour and physical activity},
  author={Ioannis D. Kyriazis and Maria Demetrios Rekleiti and Maria Ioannis Saridi and Emmanouil Beliotis and Aikaterini George Toska and Kyriakos Souliotis and Greta Wozniak},
  booktitle={Archives of medical science : AMS},
  year={2012}
}
INTRODUCTION During the last two decades, obesity has proved to be one of the most important problems of public health, and it is considerably more frequent in developed countries, not only in adults, but in children, too. The aim of the current study is to evaluate the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children. MATERIAL AND METHODS Two thousand three hundred and seventy-four pupils in primary education were considered for the study (1206 boys and 1168 girls). RESULTS In the… CONTINUE READING