The Tele Tubbies

Sharma, E. Kumar
December 2010
Business Today;12/12/2010, Vol. 19 Issue 25, p88
The article discusses the problem of low physical activity in children which can lead to childhood obesity. It mentions pediatrician Ramesh Kancharla who sees at least two cases of childhood obesity per day at her clinic in Hyderabad, India which she attributes to children's inactive lifestyles. It explores other health hazards related to low physical activity which include asthma and behavioral problems.


Related Articles

  • Factores condicionantes del estado ponderal. San Mauro, Ismael; Megias, Ana; Bodega, Patricia; García de Angulo, Belén; Rodríguez, Paula; Grande, Graciela; Micó, Víctor; Romero, Elena; Fajardo, Diana; García, Nuria // Nutricion Hospitalaria;ene2015, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p178 

    Introduction: Epidemiological studies show that during the last two decades childhood obesity has increased dramatically to become, one of the major public health concerns. Dietary habits, lack of physical activity and the degree of obesity rates and worsen over the years making overweight...

  • WpÅ‚yw otÅ‚uszczenia na wyskiepienie stóp i uksztaÅ‚towanie koñczyn dolnych u 7-latków.  // Physiotherapy / Fizjoterapia;2010, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p10 

    No abstract available.

  • Effect of fatness on feet arching and lower limbs development in 7-year-olds.  // Physiotherapy / Fizjoterapia;2010, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p10 

    No abstract available.

  • Understanding children's sedentary behaviour: a qualitative study of the family home environment. Granich, Joanna; Rosenberg, Michael; Knuiman, Matthew; Timperio, Anna // Health Education Research;Apr2010, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p199 

    Electronic media (EM) (television, electronic games and computer) use has been associated with overweight and obesity among children. Little is known about the time spent in sedentary behaviour (SB) among children within the family context. The aim of this study was to explore how the family...

  • PREVALÊNCIA DE SOBREPESO E OBESIDADE EM CRIANÇAS DE 3ª E 4ª SÉRIE DO ENSINO FUNDAMENTAL. Ribeiro, Ariovaldo de Souza; Filho, Carlos Augusto de Carvalho; da Cunha, Leandro Alves; Netto, José Evaristo Silvério; Oishi, Leticia de Mattos; Alves, Paula Marielly Marques; Madia, Shayene de Justi Rodrigues // Colloquium Vitae;2011, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p1 

    Currently, obesity has been the biggest health problem in the world, even more serious than undernutrition. Word Health Organization (WHO) claims that sedentary life style is the great enemy of health population. The main of this paper was to compare children from public and private schools,...

  • Is the Environment Near Home and School Associated with Physical Activity and Adiposity of Urban Preschool Children? Lovasi, Gina; Jacobson, Judith; Quinn, James; Neckerman, Kathryn; Ashby-Thompson, Maxine; Rundle, Andrew // Journal of Urban Health;Dec2011, Vol. 88 Issue 6, p1143 

    Preventing sedentary behavior and adiposity in childhood has become a public health priority. We examined urban social and built environment characteristics as correlates of physical activity and anthropometry among 428 preschool children from low-income families in New York City. We measured...

  • Physical Activity and Sedentary Screen Time in Obese and Overweight Children Living in Different Environments. Raistenskis, Juozas; Sidlauskiene, Aurelija; Cerkauskiene, Rimante; Burokiene, Sigita; Strukcinskiene, Birute; Buckus, Raimondas // Central European Journal of Public Health;Nov2015 Supplement, Vol. 23, pS37 

    Aim: To assess the relationship of children's physical activity and sedentary screen time with overweight and obesity in children living in different environments (town and city) in Lithuania.Methods: An analysis of anthropometric data from 532 children living in town...

  • Food habits, physical activities and sedentary lifestyles of eutrophic and obese school children: a case-control study. Vilchis-Gil, Jenny; Galván-Portillo, Marcia; Klünder-Klünder, Miguel; Cruz, Miguel; Flores-Huerta, Samuel // BMC Public Health;2015, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1 

    Background: Civilization has produced lifestyle changes; currently, people ingest more calories than are expended, resulting in obesity. This study assessed the association between dietary habits, physical activities, and sedentary behaviors and the risk of obesity in schoolchildren in Mexico...

  • Obesity and sedentarism in children and adolescents: What should be bone? Santaliestra-Pasías, Alba M.; Rey-López, Juan Pablo; Aznar, Luis A. Moreno // Nutricion Hospitalaria;sep2013 suplemento 5, Vol. 28, p99 

    Paediatric overweight continues to be a public health problem, and the etiology of obesity is multifactorial and complex. Dietary patterns, physical activity (PA) and sedentary behaviors are acknowledged as major behavioural determinants of obesity. New technologies and electronic based...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics