The problem of excess weight among middle-school-age students.

Спесивих, Олена Олександрівна and Назарук, Анна Сергіївна (2017) The problem of excess weight among middle-school-age students. Науковий часопис Національного педагогічного університету імені М.П. Драгоманова, 82 (1). pp. 68-71. ISSN 2311-2220


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The growing number of overweight children these days, mainly, unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyle, which leads to low efficiency in the classroom for physical education. According to The World Health Organisation, one of the greatest threats of mankind today is overweight bodies, and this problem is growing rapidly. Compared to the year 1980 the number of people suffering from obesity in the world growed up twice. According to recent estimates, every third inhabitant of the Earth has grown overweight and one in ten is obese. A common feature for today's pupils and students is low culture of eating and unhealthy lifestyle that causes a disturbance in metabolism that lead to chronic diseases, and in particular the problems of overweight and obesity. In studies is reflected actual problem of obesity among students of secondary school age, which harms the cardiovascular and musculoskeletal systems, as well as a negative impact on overall health. In the absence of adequate physical fitness of students can not perform the curriculum as the other. Overweight harm the cardiovascular and musculoskeletal system and affects overall health. In childhood obesity can lead to the development of serious complications. In particular, children with overweight significantly increased risk of diabetes, hypertension, liver disease, gallbladder. People who are obese from childhood, prone to early development of coronary heart disease, myocardial infarction, infertility. Teachers of physical education should pay attention to these students and help them to solve the problem with a specific approach, specifically developed programs and techniques. The paper analyzed and summarized data of special scientific and technical literature on the problem of obesity among students of secondary school age, found overweight children middle school age and found solutions to the problem of obesity in students.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: problem; obesity; weight; pupils; students; causes; treatment; prevention;
Subjects: Articles in journals > Фахові (входять до переліку фахових, затверджений МОН)
Divisions: Факультети > Факультет здоров’я, фізичного виховання і спорту > Кафедра фізичного виховання і педагогіки спорту
Depositing User: Олена Олександрівна Спесивих
Date Deposited: 22 May 2017 05:48
Last Modified: 22 May 2017 05:48

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