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The effects of five weeks of kickboxing training on physical fitness
( CIC Edizioni Internazionali S.r.l. , 2014 , Article)
Aim: the purpose of this study was to examine the effect of kickboxing training on physical fitness. Methods: 30 subjects were randomized into a kickboxing-group (n=15) and control group (n=15). Each group trained ...
Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of the Adolescents and Surveillance System for the Obesity Prevention Project
( Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins , 2016 , Article)
The Adolescents Surveillance System for Obesity prevention (ASSO) Project aimed at developing standardized and web-based tools for collecting data on adolescents’ obesity and its potential determinants. This has been ...
Adolescents Surveillance System for Obesity in Europe. A pioneering project to prevent obesity in Italy using e-technology: the ASSO Project Adolescence Surveillance System for Obesity Prevention
( IADIS , 2016 , Conference Paper)
Adolescents’ obesity is a major concern in our modern life; it could lead to significant increase in the rate of obese in the future generations and consequently the health budget. The ASSO Project in Italy (Adolescence ...
Gender differences in anthropometric data and in blood pressure values after a 10 weeks training program
( European College of Sport Science , 2014 , Poster)
Purpose: The prevalence of overweight and obesity and the and incidence of non-communicable diseases increased dramatically over the past 20 years in GCC countries includes Qatar (1,2). The early screening and the propagation ...
The influence of eating behavior and sedentary lifestyle on blood pressure and body composition among young qatari female adults
(2013 , Presentation)
Introduction: Obesity is emerging as a major health problem due to recent dietary habits and sedentary lifestyles in Qatar. The prevalence of, overweight, and obesity was over 23%, among adolescents girls in the country. ...
Analysis of the relationship between physical self-concept and body composition
( Hamad bin Khalifa University Press , 2016 , Conference Paper)
Introduction: Body image is a psychological construct which refers to self-concept including self-image and feelings an individual perceives regarding his or her body. Several studies have examined how women subjectively ...