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    • Overweight among children decreased, but obesity prevalence remained high among women in South Africa, 1999-2005 

      Kruger, Herculina S.; Steyn, Nelia P.; Swart, Elizabeth C.; Maunder, Eleni M.W.; Nel, Johanna H.; Moeng, Lynn; Labadarios, Demetre; Kruger, Herculina S.; Steyn, Nelia P.; Swart, Elizabeth C.; Maunder, Eleni M.W.; Nel, Johanna H.; Moeng, Lynn; Labadarios, Demetre (Cambridge University Press, 2012)
      Objective: The aim of the present study was to assess anthropometric status in South African children and women in 2005 in order to document temporal trends in selected anthropometric parameters. Design: Heights and ...
    • Physical activity and physical fitness profiles of South African women 

      Smit, Madelein; Strydom, Gert Lukas; Wilders, Cilas Jacobus (LAM Publications, 2011)
      The purpose of this study was to determine the leisure time physical activity (LTPA) participation and physical fitness (PF) levels of South African women of the various ethnic groups. Individuals between the ages of 30 ...
    • The relationship between iron status and adiposity in women from developing countries: a review 

      Aderibigbe, Olaide Ruth; Pisa, Pedro T.; Vorster, Hester H.; Kruger, Salome H. (Taylor & Francis, 2014)
      Scientific reports have shown that iron deficiency is positively associated with adiposity. With the high prevalence of iron deficiency and obesity in developing countries and women being particularly affected, this review ...