hrp0084p3-889 | Fat | ESPE2015

Dietary Patterns in a Group of Obese Children

Pop Raluca , Pop Marian

Background: Obesity and overweight are important disturbances, considering their consequences, especially in children. Diet composition is an important factor involved in weight management.Objective and hypotheses: The aim of this study was to analyse the food pyramid and dietary patterns of obese children.Method: An observational study was conducted targeting obese children from Romania. The study included 63 children, age 3–...

hrp0082p3-d1-822 | Growth | ESPE2014

Auxological Evaluation of ‘Non-Identical Twins’

Pop Raluca-Monica , Pop Marian , Pascanu Ionela

Background: Multiple external influences have proved to be of importance in auxology. Sub-group analysis can identify specific factors involved in normal children development.Objective and hypotheses: The main objective of the study was to identify differences in development in children born the same day from different parents. Our hypothesis was that there are identifiable general factors that predict the growth of a child.Method:...

hrp0082p3-d2-856 | Growth (3) | ESPE2014

Anthropometric Evaluation of a Cohort of School-Aged Children: the Need for National Growth References in Romania

Pop Raluca-Monica , Pascanu Ionela , Pop Marian

Background: For children above 5 years of age no specific national growth charts are available in our country, the most widely used being the Swiss ones (Prader, 1989). Previous studies have shown significant differences between the various international standards available regarding. The incidence of growth disorders.Objective and hypotheses: Our aim was to compare the recommended growth reference with a new one based on a national representative sample...