Body weight perception and body weight control behaviors in adolescents

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Frank, Robson; Claumann, Gaia S.; Felden, Érico P.G.; Silva, Diego A.S.; Pelegrini, Andreia;
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Pediatria
  • Subject: Body weight changes | Weight gain | Weight loss | Weight reduction programs | Health behavior | Alterações do peso corporal | Ganho de peso | Perda de peso | Programas de redução de peso | Comportamentos saudáveis

Abstract Objective: To investigate the association between the perception of body weight (as above or below the desired) and behaviors for body weight control in adolescents. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study that included 1051 adolescents (aged 15-19 years) w... View more
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