Example Of Research Proposal On Obesity

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Tittle: Waist circumference, waist-hip ratio, body mass index and cardiorespiratory fitness in non-athletic University Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) students – A correlation study.

In this era of modernization, obesity has become a common disorder affecting a large number of individuals all around the world. According to research published in 2013, one in five American deaths is now associated with obesity.[1] In fact, obesity is defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health.[10] An obese person will mount up a large amount of body fat that it might bring about negative effect on their health. Waist circumference is an easy way to check how much body fat we have and its distribution around our body. Eventually, it compares closely with our body mass index (BMI), and is often seen as a better way of checking our risk of developing a chronic disease.[9] A study has been done to show the threshold values for body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) for detecting cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk.[3] Thus, it
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Moreover, a recent study has found that there is an association between waist circumference and body mass index with cardiorespiratory fitness in healthy men and women.[4] In these models of age of 18 to 65 years old, hours of training per week, and weekly caloric expenditure in sport activity, significantly associated with VO2max. But however, this research is done with senior citizens of age with mean age of mean 50.1 ± 8.7 years old for males and 49.7 ± 8.9 years old for female, research on a younger generation has yet to be
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