Body Fat Percentage in Active and Inactive Students Using Anthropometric Parameters

Ghane, Maryam and Aghayari, Azar and Babai mazreno, Alireza (2014) Body Fat Percentage in Active and Inactive Students Using Anthropometric Parameters. International Journal of Pediatrics, 2 (4.3). pp. 391-398.

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Abstract

Introduction: Complications of obesity and high fat in children are grave now and future. The aim of this research is comparing percentage of body fat in active and inactive girls using Anthropometric Parameters.Materials and Methods: This research is descriptive- correlation that 144 active(n= 70) and inactive(n= 74) girls aged 8 to 10 years old were selected by random cluster sampling method and studied the relationship between percentage of body fat and Anthropometric Parameters and Result analyzed by SPSS-18 software. data was analyzed by descriptive statistics and inferential statistics for example pearson correlation coefficient to investigate the relationship between composition variables . Confidence level for all tests was considered 95 . Results: The mean age of the subjects in this study were 8 to 10 years .Result indicated BMI from anthropometric indexes had significant recipe with percentage of body fat in both of groups and waist circumference to hip ratio (WHR) was significant only in inactive group (p ≤ 0.05).Conclusion: Results of this research indicated percentage of fat influenced by level of activity.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WS Pediatrics
Divisions: Journals > International J Pediatrics
Depositing User: IJP IJP
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2017 12:59
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2017 12:59
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/6751

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