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Diagnostic Criteria for Childhood Obesity


  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2008 Dec;17(4):188-190.
No abstract available.
The Effect of Regular Aerobic Exercise on Health-related Quality of Life Among Metabolic Syndrome Patients

Shin JH, Kang SG, Kim MJ, Hwang YN, Song SW

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2008 Dec;17(4):182-187.
BACKGROUND: Some research results indicate an association between health-related quality of life(HRQL) and metabolic syndrome. Therefore, this study was done to investigate the effects of continued aerobic exercise on health-related...
The Association between Carbohydrate Intake and Waist Circumference

Park S, Park MS, Ko JA

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2008 Dec;17(4):175-181.
BACKGROUND: Abdominal obesity is an important factor of metabolic syndrome and it is known as an independent risk factor of cardiovascular disease. The prevalence of obese population in Korea is...
The Cut Off Value of Body Fat Percentage for Diagnosing Obesity Among Selected Number of Elementary School Students in Seoul

Hwang IC, Kim KK, Suh DH, Lee KR

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2008 Dec;17(4):169-174.
BACKGROUND: Measurement of body fat amount is necessary in assessment of obese people. Bioelectric impedance analysis (BIA) is an indirect method of measuring body fat amount, which has been widely...
Effect of Weight Reduction and Calcitriol Treatment for the Obese Patients with Glucocorticoid Induced Osteoporosis

Lee CB

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2008 Dec;17(4):162-168.
BACKGROUND: To evaluate effect of calcitrtiol on the bone mineral density changes after weight reduction of obese patients with glucocorticoid induced osteoporosis. METHODS: The study sample consisted of the glucocorticoid group,...
Trends of Korean and International Medical Research about Obesity

Tak YJ, Kang G

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2008 Dec;17(4):154-161.
BACKGROUND: In order for Korea to progress further in the field of medical research concerning obesity, it is necessary to know the characteristics of the studies which take place in...
A Review of Bariatric Surgery Procedures and Outcomes

Hur Y

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2008 Dec;17(4):141-153.
The epidemic of obesity has grown over the decade and is now a worldwide public health problem. The prevalence of obese patients has been increasing despite many studies on obesity....

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