Navigation Links
Study Says Screening of Children's Weight in Schools Would Put Them under Pressure

According to the study conducted by the researchers at the Loughborough University it was found that screening the weight of school children could affect //the children psychologically and result in eating disorders. Initially to create awareness about childhood obesity the government proposed tests in schools in England to measure children's body mass index (BMI). But the academics say that the initiative could lead to overweight children being bullied by is classmates.

The Loughborough researchers Emma Rich, John Evans and Rachel Allwood, from the school of sport and exercise sciences said that children are already under relentless pressure about their bodies. In some schools in UK inspection of lunchbox are carried out. But the researchers feel that this would result in what is called the fat laps meaning that children would require to run around the school field during lunch breaks.

Researchers feel that Body mass index is very inaccurate as they have conducted studies among young women suffering from eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia. Dr Rich said that the schools are increasingly pressurizing the children to monitor their diets, body shapes and levels of physical activity, which can unintentionally cause children a lot of worries. This would result in traumatizing experiences of being weighed in schools, which led to them becoming increasingly unhappy with their bodies. The Loughborough team says that it is still unclear about the relationship between weight, health and physical activity. Hence in conclusion the researchers say that on should not relate size, shape and weight with physical activity.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Tomato Sauce reduces Cancer Risk- Study
2. Study on obesity and heart failure
3. National Lung Study in the process
4. Study casts doubt on keyboard ills
5. Study reveals how stress can make you sick
6. Study reveals how stress can make you sick
7. Study supports vegetable diet
8. Study to look at early surgery to treat epilepsy
9. Its Never Too Late to Stop Smoking,Study Finds
10. New Technique to Study Infants Brain.
11. Groundbreaking Study Gives Hope For Patients With Kidney Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/21/2017)... ... April 21, 2017 , ... Westside Dental Associates and ... since 1985. After thirty-two years, Dr. Latner has become one of the Los Angeles ... clients over the years with all their dental needs,” said Dr. Latner, who was ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... ... Each year, everyone is urged to give back to the earth on ... to a better future. However, supporting the environment should be an everyday practice. ... two to five times more polluted than outdoor air, reports the Environmental Protection Agency ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... April 21, 2017 , ... ... familiar? These are five common elements between the Obamacare program that most ... control program which uses Warfarin poison to kill hogs. , Like Obamacare, ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) , ... April 21, 2017 ... ... statewide Network Service Provider, announces a significant bandwidth upgrade infrastructure service to Tele-Media ... to Tele-Media Solutions. One of IFN’s consortium member-owners, Tele-Media Solution’s protect transport ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... April 21, 2017 , ... MiracleFeet announced today ... years to help end the disability caused by untreated clubfoot in low-income countries. ... Global Clubfoot Initiative to end disability caused by clubfoot worldwide. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/20/2017)... April 20, 2017  Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE ... today announced that it will be participating in the ... the InterContinental Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts ... present at 11:20 a.m. Eastern Time. A ... Zimmer Biomet,s Investor Relations website at http://investor.zimmerbiomet.com .  ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... 20, 2017  RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: RXII), ... address significant unmet medical needs, today announced that ... consumer product development program, based on its proprietary ... Investigative Dermatology (SID) 76 th Annual Meeting.  ... the sciences relevant to skin health and disease ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... , April 20, 2017  CVS Pharmacy, the ... unveiled a new store design to enhance the ... healthier food, health-focused products and expanded beauty selections ... help customers discover new offerings. Together with its ... evolution of the customer experience at CVS Pharmacy.  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: