Left ventricular morphology and function in adolescents: Relations to fitness and fatness.

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Dias, KA; Spence, AL; Sarma, S; Oxborough, D; Timilsina, AS; Davies, PSW; Cain, PA; Leong, GM; Ingul, CB; Coombes, JS;

BACKGROUND: Obesity in childhood predisposes individuals to cardiovascular disease and increased risk of premature all-cause mortality. The aim of this study was to determine differences in LV morphology and function in obese and normal-weight adolescents. Furthermore, ... View more
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