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2013 Residential mobility, socioeconomic context and body mass index in a cohort of urban South African adolescents

Adolescents who are changing residence, as well as their social and economic circumstances may experience lifestyle changes that have an eff...

2012 Relationship between obesity and blood pressure in school-going adolescents in the Limpopo province of South Africa

Hypertension and obesity are increasingly becoming a common problem among adolescents in South Africa. The aim of this study is to assess th...

2012 Body weight and body image among a sample of female and male South African university students

The aim of this study was to assess body weight and body image among South African male and female university students. Participants (N=289)...