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J Korean Soc Study Obes 2003; 12(4): 272-279

Published online December 1, 2003

Copyright © Korean Society for the Study of Obesity.

The Child Health Program Through Marine Sports Activities, 2003

Hyun-Jun Kim,Sang Yeoup Lee1,Ka Young Lee2,Hyun Kwak3,Nam-Soo Lee4,Hae-Sun Kim5,Yun-Jin Kim1,In-Joo Kim6,Yong-Ki Kim6,Pusan Kyeongnam Association of Study for Obesity7

Gumjeong Primary School, Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, Pusan National University, Human Nutrition & Metabolism Center, Pusan National University Hospital1, Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, Inje University2, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitaion Medicine, College of Medicine, Dong-A University3, Department of Nutrition, Pusan Paik Hospital4, Department of Nutrition, Dong-A Hospital5, Department of Endocrinology, College of Medicine, Pusan National University, Huyman Nutrition & Metabolism Center, Pusan National University Hospital6Pusan Kyeongnam Association of Study for Obesity (PKASO)7

Abstract

172 elementary school students involved this health program. This subjects were learened about obesity that affect health problem, ideal eating habits, calories that contained in the children’s favorite foods by doctors and nutritionist. And this stubjects were checked heights, weight, body fat percent. Obesity is 40% in the boys and 25.69% in the girls. Most subjects were satisfactory with this health program. So we will effectively educate obese children without resistance and prevent normal weight children from obesity through structured and well-designed health program that similar to this program.

Keywords: Child, Education, Obestiy, Sport, Elementary school

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