2010, Number 4
Rev Mex Med Fis Rehab 2010; 22 (4)
Castañeda PN, Montes CML, Pérez BMLI, Rojano MD
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ABSTRACTObjective: To determine the degree of learning of the integral program for the infantile obesity. Material and methods: A longitudinal, prospective, prolective and quasiexperimental study would be realized from February of the 2009 to July of the 2009 by means of an evaluation before and after the accomplishment of an integral program of infantile obesity. Results: In the present study obesity and overweight attracted to 343 (36%) students, after weighing and measuring 959 students of the Primary School Benito Juárez. Of which 160 (47%) corresponded to feminine sex and 183 (53%) corresponded to masculine sex. With ages of 6 to 12 years. When we compare the changes in the knowledge on the part of the parents and children, the changes in the exercises (number of sessions and contractures) and changes in the dietetic habits (calories and origin of the food) at the beginning and at the end of the program are obtained that the variables shown significant differences with p = .000. Conclusions: The knowledge about healthful habits is the best alternative to lead effective measures for the prevention and integral treatment of the infantile obesity. All the programs directed to the prevention and handling of the infantile obesity need to establish goals to boundary, medium and long term.