Navigation Links
Impact of Exercise on Body Fat Is Different for Boys and Girls

The impact of exercise on body fat differs for boys and girls, suggests research published ahead of print in the British Journal// of Sports Medicine.

Recommendations on exercise to curb the rising tide of obesity in children have tended to take a unisex approach, say the authors.

The findings are based on a random sample of 224 children aged between 7 and 10 at 12 schools in the Republic of Ireland.

One in five children was overweight, and 6% were obese, figures which are significantly higher than those of other European countries, say the authors.

More boys than girls were obese.

Cardiorespiratory fitness was measured in all the children, using a validated running test, and the amount of exercise taken over a period of four days assessed in 152.

Boys exercised hard twice as often as girls. On average, they spent more than an hour a day, exercising vigorously. Girls spent just over half an hour a day.

Running at 9 km per hour, or its equivalent, was classified as vigorous exercise.

Overall, all the children who scored well on measures of cardiorespiratory fitness were significantly leaner and had smaller waists than those whose fitness levels were poor.

Waist size is important, say the authors, because midrift fat is associated with certain metabolic changes, which in turn are linked to poorer cardiovascular health.

Boys tended to be more physically fit than the girls. But the amount of hard exercise taken regularly had a direct impact only on the boys’ weight.

Unlike the girls, those boys who did the least hard exercise were the fattest. And those who led a predominantly sedentary lifestyle had the thickest waists.

The authors suggest that the current measure of body mass index (BMI) may be inadequate, by itself, to determine the extent of cardiovascular risk in children and adolescents.

Source-Newswise
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Impact on Lung function based on exposure
2. Personality Impacts Arthritis
3. Support Services found to Dramatically Impact Pediatric Health Care
4. The Impact of Stress Early In Life
5. Environmental Factors Found To Have An Impact On The Sex of A Child
6. Environmental Factors Found To Have An Impact On The Sex of A Child
7. Negative Impact Of Hepatitis C Infection In Renal Transplant Recipients
8. Earth Will Feel The Impact Of Global Warming
9. Obesity Has Adverse Impact On Breast Cancer Survival
10. Clinical Impact of Activity and Abdominal Pressure on Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Need to Be Further Analyzed
11. Impact Of Late Motherhood on Children
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Impact Exercise Body Fat Different for Boys and Girls

(Date:10/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Shriners Hospitals for Children® ... change the current location of Shriners Hospitals for Children ... across from the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler ... care center, owned and operated by Shriners Hospitals for ... of children and their families well into the future. ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... October 22, 2014 Hay House is pleased ... Addiction and Upgrade Your Life (Paperback; $10.82) written by the ... & Recovery. This book is meant to help readers ... life of recovery. , Recovery 2.0 is not the ... Recovery 2.0 is a guide for what comes next. ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 During the ... fresh water supply runs dangerously low, Southern Oregon’s water ... Oregon’s rivers, despite the lowest mountain snow pack on ... late summer and early autumn.* That was the observation ... the new book “Hiking Southern Oregon,” during an interview ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Healthcare professionals who are looking ... at home or on-the-go via laptops, tablets or ... new, premium Seminar-on-Demand CE courses. The new courses ... 2,000 hours of CE course offerings, allowing ... With such a diverse library, there’s something for ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... October 22, 2014 Although there are only 24 ... for many people who have trouble finding time within their busy ... exercise for long periods of time to get in shape. Here ... while on the go. , Change Up Your Commute , ... work to add some exercise into your daily routine. If you ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Shriners Hospitals for Children - Lexington Announces Plan to Build New $47 Million Facility 2Health News:Shriners Hospitals for Children - Lexington Announces Plan to Build New $47 Million Facility 3Health News:Hay House Announces The Official Release of Recovery 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life 2Health News:Hay House Announces The Official Release of Recovery 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life 3Health News:Southern Oregon Is West’s Most Drought Proof Fresh Water Region Say Hiking Guide Authors 2Health News:Southern Oregon Is West’s Most Drought Proof Fresh Water Region Say Hiking Guide Authors 3Health News:Southern Oregon Is West’s Most Drought Proof Fresh Water Region Say Hiking Guide Authors 4Health News:Top Provider of Continuing Education at Home Releases 20 New Online Courses 2Health News:HealthGuideMD Presents Ways to Improve Your Exercise and Fitness 2
... ... new Seattle based team, Brilliance Weight Loss, has now launched to help take the guesswork and ... products to help people lose weight and gain better health. , ... Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 17, 2010 -- The battle of lasting ...
... ... to announce the addition of Brian Safier, MD, Allergist/Immunologist, who will join ENTA in Bayside, ... ... is pleased to announce the addition of Brian Safier, MD, Allergist/Immunologist, who will join ENTA ...
... ... Garza as an Engineered Sales Representative for Ellsworth Adhesives S. de R.L. de C.V. (Mexico). ... Germantown, WI (PRWEB) ... as an Engineered Sales Representative for Ellsworth Adhesives S. de R.L. de C.V. (Mexico). ...
... is an uncommon benign neoplasm with locally aggressive behavior but ... a 14-year-old patient with clinical presentations of abdominal pain and ... research article to be published on June 7, 2010 in ... A research team led by Professor Ko from Chang Gung ...
... Italy, Thursday 17 June 2010: Biologics-nave Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis ... compared with the general Swedish population, according to research ... the European League Against Rheumatism in Rome, Italy. Results ... of patients showed an increased frequency of cancer in ...
... ... will be an exciting event for Tosoh Bioscience (Booth #7714) as the company plans to unveil ... HPLC testing. , ... -- The AACC 2010 Annual Meeting in Anaheim, CA will be an exciting event ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Brilliance Weight Loss Will Give You the Tools for Effective Weight Loss 2Health News:ENT and Allergy Associates Continues to Bolster Bayside Presence and Expertise, Adds Allergist/Immunologist Dr. Brian Safier, 2Health News:ENT and Allergy Associates Continues to Bolster Bayside Presence and Expertise, Adds Allergist/Immunologist Dr. Brian Safier, 3Health News:Ellsworth Adhesives Announces New International Engineered Sales Representative 2Health News:Biologics-naive juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients have elevated risk of cancer 2Health News:AACC 2010 Creates Excitement for Tosoh Immunoassay and HPLC Analyzers 2
(Date:10/22/2014)... N.J. , Oct. 22, 2014  Quest Diagnostics ... of diagnostic information services, today announced that its Board ... serve as a director, effective December 1, 2014. Including ... Dr. Leiden is the Chairman, President and CEO of ... years of scientific and commercial experience in the pharmaceutical ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... N.J. , Oct. 22, 2014   ... a world-renowned leader in the field of infertility, ... approach to embryonic screening. The research abstract, released ... for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) meeting in ... (CCS) and single gene defect (SGD) pre-implantation genetic ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... , October 22, 2014 A ... Gloves Market (Product type, Form, End user, Application and ... Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 ... gloves market. Based on key trends tracked, it is ... at $7.9 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Quest Diagnostics Adds Jeffrey M. Leiden, M.D., Ph.D., to Board of Directors 2Quest Diagnostics Adds Jeffrey M. Leiden, M.D., Ph.D., to Board of Directors 3New IVF Research Highlights Improved Genetic Screening Approach To Help Parents Have Healthier Babies 2New IVF Research Highlights Improved Genetic Screening Approach To Help Parents Have Healthier Babies 3Global Disposable Gloves Market Expected to Grow to $7.9 Billion by 2020 - Allied Market Research 2Global Disposable Gloves Market Expected to Grow to $7.9 Billion by 2020 - Allied Market Research 3Global Disposable Gloves Market Expected to Grow to $7.9 Billion by 2020 - Allied Market Research 4
... Kan., Sept. 12 Kansas State,University,s expertise on ... for a prestigious symposium in Kansas City, Mo. ... the Zoonoses and National,Biosecurity Symposium, Monday, Sept. 17, ... City Convention and Entertainment Center, is being,organized by ...
... Alliance for,Hispanic Health (the Alliance) is launching a ... your Hands (Presion alta ... El control esta,en ... of hypertension (high,blood pressure), promoting prevention, and helping ... The Alliance is conducting,education and blood pressure screening ...
Cached Medicine Technology:K-State Researchers Bringing Expertise to Kansas City Symposium on Disease and National Security 2K-State Researchers Bringing Expertise to Kansas City Symposium on Disease and National Security 3Uncontrolled Blood Pressure Highest Among Hispanics, Prompting New Hypertension Project in Miami 2Uncontrolled Blood Pressure Highest Among Hispanics, Prompting New Hypertension Project in Miami 3
Inquire...
Inquire...
Inquire...
CHEMICON's Advanced Tissue Arrayer with patent-pending technology allows you to create customized arrays of multiple tissu specimens on a single slide, saving time and money....
Medicine Products: