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The Relationship of Central Obesity to the Risk of Complicated Diverticulitis

Lee SY, Han JS, Kim RB, Kim HJ, Yu SH, Kim CS, Lee SJ, Ihm SH, Park CK, Yoo KS, Kim MJ, Kang JG

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Dec;21(4):245-251.
BACKGROUND: Predictive factors of severe diverticulitis are known to be sex, obesity, immunodeficiency and old age. However, the association between obesity and complicated diverticulitis is yet to be defined. We...
Evaluation of Exercise and Dietary Intake in the Korean Elder According to the Classification of Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome


  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Dec;21(4):236-244.
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to examine the metabolic risk factors in the elderly. Exercise, energy intake, and patterns of antioxidant nutrient intake were investigated in obese subjects...
Changes in Prevalence of Obesity and Underweight among Korean Children and Adolescents: 1998-2008

Kim KE, Kim SH, Park S, Khang YH, Park MJ

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Dec;21(4):228-235.
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to investigate changes in prevalence of obesity and underweight [weight, body mass index (BMI), and waist circumference] among Korean children and adolescents. METHODS: We...
Age- and Gender-related Differences of Muscle Mass in Korean

Kim H

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Dec;21(4):220-227.
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of age and gender on muscle mass (MM) and its distribution in a large and heterogeneous sample of Korean...
A Pilot Study of Special Drug Delivering Fabric's Effect on Cellulite Reduction

Oh IY, Kim SY, Suk JM, Jung SW, Park JO, Go KC, Yang GW, Jeon HY, Rho YH, Kim BJ, Kim MN

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Dec;21(4):213-219.
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to assess the reduction effect of cellulite among obese women who wore the slimming garment made of special drug delivering fabric. METHODS: A total...
The Effect of Body Fat Percentage, Self Body Image, and Stress of Exercise on Exercise Participation in Obese Children

Hong YS, Kim CS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Dec;21(4):203-212.
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to provide basic information on participation and adherence of exercise between obese children and normal-weight children by comparing their level of stress towards...
Drug Therapy for Obesity

Kim KS, Park SW

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Dec;21(4):197-202.
Obesity is associated with a substantial increase in metabolic disorders and various cancers. As weight loss achieved with lifestyle intervention is modest, there is a need for drug treatment. Orlistat, phentermine,...
Strengthening Exercise for Prevention of Sarcopenia during the Aging Process

Ahn N, Kim K

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Dec;21(4):187-196.
This study examined the causes and mechanisms of sarcopenia in the aging population and it prescribed exercise programs that would improve muscle functions in elderlies. Aging is associated with a...

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