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Changes of Body Composition, Blood Concentrations of Lipid Profiles and Thyroid Hormone After Exercise Training in Hypothyroid-induced Rat

Kim K

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Mar;21(1):65-75.
BACKGROUND: This study investigated the mechanism of decreased metabolic function through hypothyroidism induced rats by analyzing its metabolic markers in blood. This study also examined how treadmill exercise affects blood...
The Effect of Visceral Fat Area and Adipocytokines on Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Case-Control Study in Adult Korean Population

Lee KK, Suh YS, Yum KS

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Mar;21(1):57-64.
BACKGROUND: This study aimed to analyze visceral fat area (VFA) and the pattern of secretion of adiponectin, leptin, TNF-alpha, IL-6, and IL-10. It also studies the effect of VFA and...
Comparisons of Body Composition and 12 Week Combined Exercise Intervention-mediated Effects According to ACE and IGF-1 Gene Polymorphisms in Children

Kim K, Ahn N, Hong C, Kim S, Ko J

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Mar;21(1):45-56.
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to analyze the genetic effects through interaction of ACE gene and IGF-1 polymorphism on the anthropometric measurements of the subjects. The effects of...
Factors Associated with Consumption of Fast Food by Korean Adolescents: Analysis of 2007 Survey Data from the National Youth Policy Institute

Kim JH, Lee DY

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Mar;21(1):37-44.
BACKGROUND: Frequent fast food consumption by adolescents is a leading cause of obesity. The present study focuses on finding the predictors of fast food consumption of Korean middle- and high-school...
The Effect of AMPK Activation on Wnt and sFRP5 in TNF-alpha Induced Adipocyte Metabolic Dysfunction in 3T3-L1 Cell

Hong SW, Lee JM, Choi JH, Park SE, Rhee EJ, Park CY, Oh KW, Park SW, Kim SW, Lee WY

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Mar;21(1):29-36.
BACKGROUND: Chronic inflammation in adipose tissue is closely associated with metabolic diseases, such as, type 2 diabetes and obesity. In the present study, we investigated the Wnt signaling pathway and...
The Association of Socioeconomic and Psychosocial Factors with Obesity in a Rural Community

Kim MY, Oh JK, Lim MK, Yun EH, Kang YH

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Mar;21(1):18-28.
BACKGROUND: This study was to investigate obesity prevalence and the association with socioeconomic, psychosocial, and behavioral factors in adults in a rural area. METHODS: A cross-sectional survey of 1,106 (414 men...
The Relationship Between Serum Magnesium Levels and Metabolic Syndrome in Korean Adults

Song IJ, Park CH, Uh WC, Yang JY, Lee J, Lee SH, Ga H

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Mar;21(1):11-17.
BACKGROUND: Metabolic syndrome is a risk factor of cardiovascular diseases. Previous studies have reported that low serum magnesium levels are related to high blood pressure, diabetes mellitus and dyslipidemia. However,...
Resistance Exercise Strategies for Sarcopenic Obesity in Elderly People

Yoon JH

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Mar;21(1):5-10.
The number of obese elderly people is increasing worldwide. Aging is associated with increased fat mass and reduced muscle mass and strength. Sarcopenic obesity is associated with a loss of...
Surgical Treatment for Morbid Obesity

Choi SH

  • Korean J Obes.
  • 2012 Mar;21(1):1-4.
Recently, the number of obese patients have increased in Asia including Korea, and bariatirc (weight loss) surgery is emerged as an important treatment for morbidly obese patients. The search for the...

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