The association between physical activity and overweight and obesity in a population of children at high and low altitudes in Southwestern Saudi Arabia

Objective: To assess the relationship between overweight and obesity and physical activity in Saudi children born and permanently domiciled at high and low altitudes in Southwestern Saudi Arabia. Subjects and Methods: A cross-sectional study of 145 healthy Saudi children aged 10–15 years who were bo...

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Main Authors: Humeda S Ahmed, Mohammed E.M. Khalid, Osama M Osman, Mansour A Ballal, Fahaid H Al-Hashem
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2016-01-01
Series:Journal of Family and Community Medicine
Online Access:;year=2016;volume=23;issue=2;spage=82;epage=87;aulast=Ahmed