hrp0082p3-d3-796 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (2) | ESPE2014

Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in Children and Adolescents at Public and Private Schools from Uberaba Brazil

Silva Adriana Paula , Feibelmann Taciana Carla Maia , Silva Daniela Cristina , Palhares Heloisa Marcelina Cunha , Scatena Lucia Marina , Borges Maria de Fatima

Background: In Brazil there is a nutritional transition between child malnutrition and increasing prevalence of obesity.Objective and hypotheses: The study aims to identify the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children aged 5–18 years in five private and 15 public schools from city of Uberaba Brazil.Method: Anthropometric data, inventorys physical activities and socioeconomic aspects were evaluated from 1125 individuals...

hrp0082p3-d1-925 | Puberty and Neuroendocrinology | ESPE2014

The Timing and Evolution of Puberty in a Sample of School-Aged Children in a Brazilian City

Feibelmann Taciana Carla Maia , da Silva Adriana Paula , Silva Daniela Cristina , de Resende Elisabete Aparecida Mantovani Rodrigues , Scatena Lucia Marina , de Fatima Borges Maria

Background: The beginning and evolution of physiological puberty may be occurring earlier, resulting in change in the age at which clinical investigation on precocious puberty must be conducted, as well as concerns regarding the possible deleterious effects of hormone exposure in a later stage of life.Objective and hypotheses: Assess age of beginning and evolution of puberty in boys and girls acknowledging the age of thelarche (T), menarche (M), period b...