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Pomerantz, W.J., Timm, N.L. and Gittelman, M.A. (2010) Injury Patterns in Obese versus Nonobese Children Presenting to a Pediatric Emergency Department. Pediatrics, 125, 681-685.

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  • TITLE: Comparison of the Effects of Physiotherapy Group Exercise and Basketball on Quality of Life of Obese Children

    AUTHORS: Zehra Güçhan Topcu, Özlem Ülger

    KEYWORDS: Physiotherapy, Basketball, Quality of Life, Obese Children

    JOURNAL NAME: Open Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, Vol.5 No.1, January 5, 2017

    ABSTRACT: Aim: To compare the effects of group exercises under physiotherapist control and basketball program on the quality of life of obese children. Methods: 45 obese children aged 10 years were randomly included to the physiotherapy (n=14), basketball (n:15), and control group (n:16). The children were assessed before and after 12-week study duration. The Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL) was used to determine and compare their quality of life (QoL). Results: No difference was found when the subheadings of the PedsQL were compared among the groups (p>0.05). When the changes were investigated within the groups, only significant increase was determined in the physical and emotional subheadings of the physiotherapy group (pConclusion: Although no change was determined in the quality of life, physiotherapy group exercise was found to be more successful to affect physical and emotional status of obese children.