The Association of Weight Status with Physical Fitness among Chinese Children

@inproceedings{Shang2010TheAO,
  title={The Association of Weight Status with Physical Fitness among Chinese Children},
  author={Xianwen Shang and Ailing Liu and Yan-Ping Li and Xiaoqi L Hu and Lin Du and Jun Ma and Guifa Xu and Ying Li and Hongyan Guo and G Ma},
  booktitle={International journal of pediatrics},
  year={2010}
}
Objective. To investigate the association of weight status with physical fitness among Chinese children. Methods. A total of 6929 children aged 6-12 years were selected from 15 primary schools of 5 provincial capital cities in eastern China. The height and fasting body weight were measured. The age-, sex-specific BMI WHO criteria was used to define underweight, overweight and obesity. Physical fitness parameters including standing broad jump, 50 m sprint, and 50 m( *)8 shuttle run were tested… CONTINUE READING

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