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Perception of Obesity and Its Related Factors

Lee KS, Hwang IC, Kim SS, Kim KK

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2009 Sep;18(3):116-122.
BACKGROUND: When obese people fail to properly perceive their body size, it leads to lack of motivation for adequate lifestyle modification needed for improvement of weight and health status. This...
Comparisons of 12 Week Combined Exercise Intervention-mediated Changes of Body Composition, Physical Fitness, and Metabolic Syndrome Risk Factors According to IGF-I Gene Polymorphism in Obese Adolescent Boys

Ahn N, Kim K

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2009 Sep;18(3):102-115.
BACKGROUND: The influence of Insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) is considered to be an important stimulatory factor in body composition, bone growth, cell proliferation and metabolism. METHODS: The study analyzed the...
Changes of Inflammatory Markers as the Changes of Obesity Prevalence in Middle-aged Korean Men

Kim AR, Kim KM, Kim BT, Park SB, Lee DJ, Kim SM, Choi SH, Kim BY, Kim KN, Joo NS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2009 Sep;18(3):94-101.
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of obesity has been increasing recently and obesity is thought to play a key role in atherosclerosis through low-grade chronic inflammation. In this study, we evaluated the...
Correlation of Metabolic Syndrome with Waist Circumference and Waist-to-height Ratio

Kim JI, Yu BC, Jeon MJ, Kim JM, Choi JS, Park JY, Lee YH

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2009 Sep;18(3):87-93.
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to determine the association between waist circumference and waist-to-height ratio (W/Ht) to components of metabolic syndrome. METHODS: A total of 2,299 healthy examinees who...
The Usefulness of Waist to Hip Ratio Estimated by Bioelectric Impedance Analysis in Diagnosing Metabolic Syndrome Based on NCEP-ATP III Guideline

Hwang IC, Jo YM, Kim KK

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2009 Sep;18(3):79-86.
BACKGROUND: Estimating the quantity and distribution of body fat is essential in the diagnosis and treatment of obesity. Recent tools based on the bioelectric impedance analysis (BIA) not only demonstrate...

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