Anthropometric measurements and body composition analysis of obese adolescents with and without metabolic syndrome


Ayvaz D. N. , Kilinc F. N. , Pac F. A. , Cakal E.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.41, no.2, pp.267-274, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-0909-254
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.267-274
  • Keywords: Obesity, metabolic syndrome, body composition, anthropometry, bioimpedance analysis, TO-HEIGHT RATIO, WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE, BIOELECTRICAL-IMPEDANCE, INSULIN-RESISTANCE, CHILDHOOD OBESITY, TURKISH CHILDREN, MASS INDEX, FOLLOW-UP, OVERWEIGHT, RISK

Abstract

Aim: Obesity and risk of metabolic syndrome (MS) are rapidly increasing in children. Therefore, criteria for MS were aimed to be evaluated in obese children (OC).