Comparison of Pulmonary Functions, Physical Activity Level and Quality of Life in Obese and Pre-Obese Individuals


Aktan R., ÖZALEVLİ S.

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF PULMONOLOGY, vol.19, no.3, pp.160-165, 2017 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/ejp.2017.18291
  • Journal Name: EURASIAN JOURNAL OF PULMONOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.160-165
  • Keywords: Lung function, obesity, physical activity, pulmonary function test, quality of life, BODY-MASS INDEX, FUNCTION PARAMETERS, FUNCTION TESTS, CHILDREN, ASSOCIATION, WOMEN, ADOLESCENTS, POPULATION, DYSPNEA, DISEASE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: There are studies regarding pulmonary functions of obese individuals in literature; however, there is insufficient data regarding pre-obese individuals. This study aimed to compare the pulmonary functions, physical activity levels, and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of obese and pre-obese individuals.