hrp0082p3-d3-787 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (2) | ESPE2014

Obese Teenagers and Risk of Injuries During School Physical Activity

Lemma Francesco , Messini Beatrice

Background: Injuries occur frequently in the obese young population even if they need to practice physical activity. The greatest part of Italian adolescents plays sports only at school.Objective and hypotheses: The aim of the study was to investigate the relationship between overweight and obesity, and the risk of injuries in adolescents during school physical activity.Method: This is a retrospective cohort study utilizing the ele...