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Special Issue "Role of Exercise in Prevention of Obesity in Children"

A special issue of American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine (ISSN 2333-4606).

Special Issue Editors

Chief Guest Editor

Dr. Indranil Manna
Department of Physiology, Midnapore College
Email: Indranil_manna@yahoo.com

Guest Editor

Dr Reza Nuri
Department of Exercise Physiology, Kish International Campus (International branch of University of Tehran), University of Tehran, Kish Island, Iran
Email: nuri_r7@yahoo.com

Dr. Johnny Padulo
Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of “Tor Vergata” Rome, Italy
Email: sportcinetic@gmail.com

Special Issue Information

In a major attempt to emphasize the importance of research and evidence-based practical information in advancing all aspects of the Role of Exercise in Prevention of Obesity in Children, the American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine published a Special Issue on February, 2014. Childhood obesity is a condition in which excess body fat negatively related with the child's health or well being. Due to the increasing trend of obesity in children and its adverse health effects it is emerging as a serious public health problem. In order to prevent obesity in children it would be fruitful to perform a population wide evaluation of the dietary intake in relation to physical activity.In order to help children, parents, educators, students, coaches, researchers and practitioners seek assistance from the vast amount of technical information that is available in the form of books, journals or websites. This special issue of the American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine published articles original research and specific reviews that enriches the current understanding of Role of Exercise in Prevention of Obesity in Children.

Special Issue Topics

About the issue

The topics of this special issue include, but are not limited to:

  • Role of Endurance Exercise in Prevention of Obesity in Children.
  • Nutrition and Physical Activity in Prevention of Obesity in Children.
  • Anthropometric variables for the Assessment of Obesity in Children.
  • Physical and Physiological fitness for the Prevention of Obesity in Children.
  • Biochemical assessment of fitness and Obesity.
  • Molecular Mechanism of Obesity.
  • Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease.
  • Obesity and Diabetes.
  • Obesity and Reproductive Health.
  • Obesity and Metabolic Changes.

Import Dates & Submit

Important dates

Submission Deadline: January 31, 2014
Notification of Acceptance: April 30, 2014
Final Version Due: May 31 2014
Special Issue Publishing Date: June 30, 2014

Submit your article now

If you would like to submit an article to this special issue, please send your submissions via email directly to our guest editor, Dr. Indranil Manna <Indranil_manna@yahoo.com>

Published Papers (11 Papers)

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Assessing Various Body Composition Measurements as An Appropriate Tool for Estimating Body Fat in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Female Collegiate Athletes
American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2014, 2(1), 1-5. DOI: 10.12691/ajssm-2-1-1
Pub. Date: January 03, 2014
Open AccessArticle
Effect of Anthropometric Characteristics and Socio-Economic Status on Vertical Jumping Performances in Tunisian Athletic Children
American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2014, 2(1), 6-16. DOI: 10.12691/ajssm-2-1-2
Pub. Date: January 16, 2014
Open AccessArticle
Frequency Analyses of Postural Sway during Prolonged Sitting on a Large Gymnastics Ball and Stool
American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2014, 2(1), 17-20. DOI: 10.12691/ajssm-2-1-3
Pub. Date: February 10, 2014
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Peak Expiratory Flow Rate – A Consistent Marker of Respiratory Illness Associated with Childhood Obesity
American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2014, 2(1), 21-26. DOI: 10.12691/ajssm-2-1-4
Pub. Date: February 12, 2014
This article belongs to the Special Issue Role of Exercise in Prevention of Obesity in Children
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Physical Activity: A Key for the Preclusion of Obesity in Children
American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2014, 2(1), 27-31. DOI: 10.12691/ajssm-2-1-5
Pub. Date: February 12, 2014
This article belongs to the Special Issue Role of Exercise in Prevention of Obesity in Children
Open AccessResearch Article
Overweight and Physical Activity as a Measure of Age at Menarche in Females
American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2014, 2(1), 32-34. DOI: 10.12691/ajssm-2-1-6
Pub. Date: February 12, 2014
This article belongs to the Special Issue Role of Exercise in Prevention of Obesity in Children
Open AccessResearch Article
Prevalence of Obesity among Immigrants Living in Canada
American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2014, 2(1), 35-39. DOI: 10.12691/ajssm-2-1-7
Pub. Date: February 12, 2014
This article belongs to the Special Issue Role of Exercise in Prevention of Obesity in Children
Open AccessResearch Article
Impact of a Strength Training Exercise Program on Body Composition and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in a Group of Obese Schoolchildren by Pubertal Stage
American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2014, 2(1), 40-47. DOI: 10.12691/ajssm-2-1-8
Pub. Date: February 12, 2014
This article belongs to the Special Issue Role of Exercise in Prevention of Obesity in Children
Open AccessResearch Article
Effects of Daily Life Physical Activity on Obesity Indices, Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Association of the Latter Two with Academic Performance in Bengali Adolescents of India
American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2014, 2(1), 48-55. DOI: 10.12691/ajssm-2-1-9
Pub. Date: February 12, 2014
This article belongs to the Special Issue Role of Exercise in Prevention of Obesity in Children
Open AccessResearch Article
Effect of Bharatnatyam Dancing on Body Composion of Bengalee Female Children
American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2014, 2(1), 56-59. DOI: 10.12691/ajssm-2-1-10
Pub. Date: February 12, 2014
This article belongs to the Special Issue Role of Exercise in Prevention of Obesity in Children
Open AccessResearch Article
Special Issue- Role of Exercise in Prevention of Obesity in Children
American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2014, 2(1), -. DOI: 10.12691/ajssm-2-1-11
Pub. Date: February 25, 2014
This article belongs to the Special Issue Role of Exercise in Prevention of Obesity in Children