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This study investigates the impact of neighborhood-built environments on obesity in interrelationship with socioeconomic status (SES)-controlling for dietary patterns and physical activities of residents-using structural equation modeling (SEM). A total of 577 samples who are between 19 and 64...

Author(s)
Choi Yunwon; Yoon Heeyeun
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2020, 17, 6,
Abstract

Objectives: This study compared foot arch height, plantar fascia thickness, a range of motion assessments of the ankle joint, strength of the ankle joint, plantar pressure, and balance between obese and normal weight young adults. Methods: Fifty-two participants were required for the present study...

Author(s)
Park SeYeon; Park DuJin
Publisher
Korea Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Chungcheongbuk-do, Korea Republic
Citation
Osong Public Health and Research Perspectives, 2019, 10, 2, pp 102-107
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Governments and also local councils create and enforce their own regional public health care plans for the problem of overweight and obesity in the population. Public sports facilities can help these plans. In this paper, we investigated the contribution of public sports facilities to the reduction ...

Author(s)
Han EunJin; Kang Kiyeon; Sohn SoYoung
Publisher
Global Network of Geospatial Health, Naples, Italy
Citation
Geospatial Health, 2018, 13, 1, pp 48-55
Abstract

This special issue hopes to draw attention to the ways that sport sociologists can and should engage with the connections between sport, physical culture, and the environment. The five papers in this issue examine: the Olympic Games from the perspectives of ecological modernization and political...

Author(s)
Bunds, K.; Casper, J.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Inc., Champaign, USA
Citation
Sociology of Sport Journal, 2018, 35, 1, pp 1-76
Abstract

Obesity is a global pandemic that brings about a myriad of health consequences. In the past, policies for combating obesity mainly focused on improving individual health and behavior, but nowadays some policies have changed and now concentrate on improving the built environment believing this can...

Author(s)
Kim JunGah; Shon ChangWoo; Yi SeonJu
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2017, 14, 8, pp 898
Abstract

This study identifies multiple steps for the development and validation of a measurement of consumer attitudes and behaviors regarding nutritional information in restaurants. These steps include an extensive literature review, in-depth interviews, experts' reviews, a pilot test, and a customer...

Author(s)
Kim EoJina; Ham, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Foodservice Business Research, 2017, 20, 5, pp 595-610
Abstract

Purpose: Since pathophysiologic evidence has been raised to suggest that obesity could facilitate an allergic reaction, obesity has been known as an independent risk factor for allergic disease such as asthma. However, the relationship between sedentary behavior and lifestyle which could lead to...

Author(s)
Lim ManSup; Lee ChangHee; Sim SongYong; Hong SungKwang; Choi HyoGeun
Publisher
Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Yonsei Medical Journal, 2017, 58, 5, pp 1040-1046
Abstract

Objectives: This study examined the differences in dietary life and health related factors, such as drinking behavior, exercise and leisure activities, mental health, and subjective perception for oneself according to obesity in poor urban Peruvian adolescents. Methods: A total of 1,532 Peruvian...

Author(s)
Chung HyeKyung; Lee HaeYoung; Kim JinRi; Nam EunWoo
Publisher
Korean Society of Community Nutrition, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Korean Journal of Community Nutrition, 2018, 23, 4, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Low physical activity, long leisure sitting time, and short sleep time are risk factors for obesity, but the association with study sitting time is unknown. The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between these factors and obesity. We analyzed the association between physical...

Author(s)
Kong IlGyu; Lee HyoJeong; Kim SoYoung; Sim SongYong; Choi HyoGeun
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Medicine (Baltimore), 2015, 94, 44, pp e1965
Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine whether leisure-time physical activities (PAs) affect obesity in Korean adults. The participants included 505 men and 1,061 women (>20 years) who visited a public health centre in Seoul during 2010-2011. They completed the International Physical Activity...

Author(s)
Yoon, J. H.; So, W. Y.
Publisher
Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation, 2015, 37, 1, pp 165-171

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