hrp0089p3-p154 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity P3 | ESPE2018

Relation of Screen-Time (Phone-Computer-TV-Online Games) and Physical Activity with Childhood Obesity

Yılmaz Mehmet Mustafa , İlarslan Nisa Eda Cullas , Gunay Fatih , Yılmaz Ozlem , Ates Funda Seher Ozalp , Kose Serdal Kenan , Atalay Semra , Bilir Pelin

Objective: Sedentary lifestyle obviously increases the risk of obesity. Reduced physical activity and increased screen-time seem to act as major determinants of the rapid increase of childhood obesity. Prevention of obesity is easier and more practical in comparison with treatment of obesity and its complications. Treatment of childhood obesity not only carries positive biopsychosocial consequences for the child but also serves as an important public health issue by preventing...