Thursday, October 11, 2018

Impact of Body Mass Index on Cognitive Attention Function in University Students- Juniper Publishers



The prevalence of obesity is increasing world-wide & the major causative factors are related to life style changes occurring due to socio-economic transition. Reduced physical activity at work due to mechanization, improved motorized transport, preferences for viewing Television & consumption of fast food & sweetened carbonated drinks resulted in positive energy balance in most of the Asian countries. As youths move through adolescence, their participation in physical activity declines markedly. The immediate risks of obesity for physical health are well established [1]. Overweight and obesity are a major public health issue despite increased awareness, the prevalence of obesity continues to rise in many countries. There is growing evidence that obesity is also associated with adverse Neuro-cognitive outcomes including Alzheimer's disease, stroke and vascular dementia. Research demonstrates an association between an adverse effect of obesity including attention with time taken [2].


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