EVALUATION OF SIT-UP PERFORMANCE TEST OF OVERWEIGHT CHILDREN

Onur Oral, Nazan Kavas, Arzu Çaliskaner, Seda Deniz

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Obesity is a worldwide epidemic. The main cause of obesity is generally explained as energy intake being more than energy consumption. In the past 40 years, a severe increase in the childhood obesity rates is observed. Sedentary life style is considered as one of the major influences of obesity. While sedentary habits become more common, the tendencies towards physical activity decrease significantly. Physical activity is a definite must for children. It must be emphasized and encouraged. The aim of the study is to measure the physical characteristics of individuals aged 10-12 ages and to investigate the relationship between childhood obesity, its causes and consequences.

 

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body mass index, sit-up test, flexibility, overweight

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