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Lifestyle Pattern of the Selected Obese Subjects in Coimbatore District

Publication Type : Journal Article

Publisher : International Journal of Current Research and Review

Source : International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume Volume 4 , Issue Issue 5 (2015)

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Keywords : Coimbatore overweight, Lifestyle habits, obesity

Campus : Coimbatore

School : School of Engineering

Department : Sciences

Year : 2015

Abstract : Obesity is primarily due to altered sedentary lifestyles, energy-dense diets and low-levels of physical activity. Industrialization and urbanization which lead to rise in standards of living, also promote weight gain and obesity rates begin to rapidly rise thus posing a growing threat to the health of the nation. A key factor in the progressive increase in the prevalence of obesity is sedentary lifestyle. The aim of this study was to assess the lifestyle pattern of obese subjects residing in Coimbatore city. A well-structured interview schedule was formulated to elicit information on the lifestyle practices followed by the selected subjects by using a pretested questionnaire. The data collected were systematically consolidated and statistically analyzed. Exercise plays a vital role in the management of the lifestyle disorders. it is necessary to educate the public about lifestyle modification and adopt appropriate exercise with healthy food habits for physical fitness.

Cite this Research Publication : Tharani Devi N and Amirthaveni M, Lifestyle Pattern of the Selected Obese Subjects in Coimbatore District.” International Journal of Scientific Research, 2015, 4 (5).

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