The relationship between visceral fat thickness and bone mineral density in sedentary obese children and adolescents

@inproceedings{Jnior2013TheRB,
  title={The relationship between visceral fat thickness and bone mineral density in sedentary obese children and adolescents},
  author={Ismael Forte Freitas J{\'u}nior and Jefferson Rosa Cardoso and Diego Giulliano Destro Christofaro and Jamile Sanches Codogno and Augusto C{\'e}sar Ferreira De Moraes and R{\^o}mulo Ar{\'a}ujo Fernandes},
  booktitle={BMC pediatrics},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Among adults, obesity has been positively related to bone mineral density. However, recent findings have pointed out that abdominal obesity could be negatively related to bone density. The above mentioned relationship is not clear among pediatric populations. Therefore, this cross-sectional study analyzed the relationship between thickness of abdominal adipose tissue and bone mineral variables in sedentary obese children and adolescents. METHODS One hundred and seventy five obese… CONTINUE READING
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