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Research data: WEIGHT MANAGEMENT
2016 Leisure time physical inactivity and sedentary behaviour and lifestyle correlates among students aged 13-15 in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states, 2007-2013
The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between self-reported leisure time physical inactivity frequency and sedentary behavio...Download this report
2016 Overweight, obesity and associated factors among 13-15 years old students in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations member countries, 2007-2014
The aim of this study was to assess overweight or obesity and associated factors in school-going adolescents in the Association of Southeast...
2015 Trying to lose weight among non-overweight university students from 22 low, middle and emerging economy countries
The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of trying to lose weight among non-overweight in university students and its sociodemogra...
South African studies have suggested that differences in obesity prevalence between groups may be partly related to differences in body imag...Download this report