Physica activity, dietary profiles and lifestyle of a cohort of university students

Overweight and obesity among students as a specific sub-group, is an area of concern. Lifestyle factors such as cigarette smoking, drinking of alcoholic beverages and poor dietary habits are inextricably linked to overweight and obesity. Little is known about trends in smoking, drinking, dietary habits and physical activity levels of university students in South Africa. This paper compares the prevalence of overweight, obesity and selected lifestyle habits between a cohort of sport science students and general student in the Faculty of Education at the University of KwaZulu-Natal located on the Edgewood Campus, South Africa.

Date
: 28 October 2016
Author
: Kazi, H.A,; Coopoo, Y.; Universityof KZN, Edgewood Campus; Univ of Wits
Year
: 2010
Volume
: Dec 2010
Publication
: African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance (AJPERD)
Media Type
: Article
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