ISSN: 2349-5162 | Impact Factor: 5.87

JETIREXPLORE- Search Thousands of research papers



Published in:

Volume 5 Issue 2
February-2018
eISSN: 2349-5162

Unique Identifier

JETIR1802035

Page Number

240-243

Share This Article


Indexing Partner


Title

Psychological co-relates of childhood obesity

ISSN

2349-5162

Cite This Article

"Psychological co-relates of childhood obesity", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 2, page no.240-243, February-2018, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1802035.pdf

Authors

Abstract

Obesity is defined of having an excessive amount of fat than one’s recommended height and weight. A child is not considered obese until their body weight is 10 percent higher than recommended. Recent studies have shown that child obesity starts before school age. Childhood obesity is growing epidemic in the United States. It has doubled and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. The percentage of children aged 6-11 years in the United States who were obese increased from 7% in 1980 to nearly 18 % in 2012. Similarly the percentage of adolescents aged 12-19 years who were obese increased from 5% to nearly 21% over the same period. Childhood obesity has physical and Psychological effects that shows immediate to long –term side effects such as heart disease, high cholesterol, depression and even diabetes .Unhealthy and lacks of exercises are just a few factors that contributed for “over 300,000 deaths each year”. Without maintaining a healthy life style or exercising daily, overweight children are more likely to become overweight adolescence .It is also necessary to find out are parents at fault when it comes to health as well being of their child. There has been research showing that childhood neglect and obey lead to obesity in adulthood. Further research also shows the decisions parents make while during pregnancy and infancy have a significant impact on the child’s risk of obesity throughout his or her life.

Key Words

Obesity, child neglect, life style, uncontrolling eating behavior

Cite This Article

"Psychological co-relates of childhood obesity", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 2, page no. pp240-243, February-2018, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1802035.pdf

Publication Details

Published Paper ID: JETIR1802035
Registration ID: 180207
Published In: Volume 5 | Issue 2 | Year February-2018
DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
Page No: 240-243
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

Download Paper

Preview Article

Download Paper


UGC and ISSN Approved Journal | Call For Paper
(Volume 5 | Issue 11 | November 2018 |Impact factor 5.87)

Call For Paper | Volume 5 | Issue 11 | Impact factor 5.87


Cite This Article

"Psychological co-relates of childhood obesity", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 2, page no. pp240-243, February-2018, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1802035.pdf

Important Dates Related to Publication Procedure:
  • » Paper Submission Till: 29 November 2018.
  • » UGC and ISSN Approved Journal
  • » Review (Acceptance/Rejection) Notification: Within 02-04 Days.
  • » Paper Publish:Within 02-07 Days after submitting the all documents.
  • » Frequency: Monthly (12 issue Annually)
  • » Journal Type : Open Access
  • »Indexing In Google Scholar, ResearcherID Thomson Reuters, Mendeley : reference manager, Academia.edu, arXiv.org, Research Gate, CiteSeerX, DocStoc, ISSUU, Scribd, and many more | High Impact Factor: 5.87 Digital object identifier (DOI) and Hard Copy of certificate Provided.
Publication and Indexing Patner:




Preview This Article


Downlaod

Click here for Article Preview

Download PDF

Downloads

0001059

Print This Page

Impact Factor

Impact factor: 5.87