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Obesity in Europe

Young people‘s physical activity and sedentary lifestyles


Wolf-Dietrich Brettschneider and Roland Naul

Contents: W.-D. Brettschneider/R. Naul: Obesity in Europe. Young people’s physical activity and sedentary lifestyles – N. Armstrong: Physical fitness and physical activity patterns of European youth – L. B. Andersen/K. Froberg/P. L. Kristensen/N. C. Møller: Physical activity and physical fitness in relation to cardiovascular disease in children – P. Parisi: Health, Development and Education in an Integral Perspective – B. Vanreusel/B. Meulders: Sedentary life styles and physical (in-)activity in youth, a social risk perspective – S. C. Duerksen/N. R. Campbell/E. M. Arredondo/G. X. Ayala/B. Baquero/J. Elder: Obesity prevention in the homes, schools and neighbourhoods of Mexican-American children – A. Niederhaus: Facing Obesity: New Challenges for Government-funded Healthy Eating Campaigns – S. Danielzik/B. Landsberg/S. Pust/M. J. Müller: Overweight in children and youth-determinants and strategies for prevention – H. Heseker/A. Oepping: Nutrition, media consumption and obesity in children – C. Graf/S. Dordel: Overweight and obesity in children - are school-based interventions effective? – A. Rychtecký: Active Lifestyles of Young People - Benefits and Outcomes – S. Laskiene: Peculiarities of young people’s lifestyle in the Baltic States – J. Strel/M. Kovač/G. Jurak: Physical and motor development, sport activities and lifestyles of Slovenian children and youth - changes in the last few decades – R. Telama/H. Nupponen/L. Laakso: Determinants and correlates of physical activity among European children and adolescents – W.-D. Brettschneider/R. Naul/A. Bünnemann/D. Hoffmann: Obesity, physical activity patterns and sedentary lifestyles of young people in Austria, Germany and Switzerland.