hrp0094p2-201 | Fat, metabolism and obesity | ESPE2021

Weight status and body composition of children and adolescents during the COVID-19 pandemic

Brener Avivit , Azoulay Erez , Yackobovitch-Gavan Michal , Lopez Adar , Sheppes Tamar , Yaacov Hadar , Gilboa Inbar , Waksman Yarden , Lebenthal Yael ,

Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has tremendous effects on lifestyle that could potentially cause health-related problems. Therefore, extreme preventive measures were taken, including the closure of schools and after school activities. This dramatic alteration in daily routine could lead to adverse consequence of increasing obesity. In this study we aimed to investigate the change in weight status and body composition parameters of children and adolescents du...