ENERGY BALANCE AND BODY COMPOSITION OF OBESE CHILDREN DURING BODY WEIGHT REDUCTION PROGRAMME CONDUCTED IN SANATORIUM.
 
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Pol. J. Food Nutr. Sci. 2001;51(2):81–85
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OBJECTIVE: To study effectiveness of weight reduction programme conducted in sanatorium in obese children. DESIGN: A short-term longitudinal study. SUBJECTS: Thirty-three obese children (20 F; 13 M); age: 12-14years; BMI: 23.4-36.3kg/m2. MEASUREMENTS: During a 3-week programme: body composition-FM and LBM obtained by the BIA method, daily energy expenditure by twenty-four hour heart rate monitoring, skinfold thickness. After six months: body composition, skinfold thickness. RESULTS: After a 3-week programme, body weight decreased by -5.3kg±1.3 (p
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