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Dynamics of subcoutaneous adipose tissue changes in relation to age and sexual maturation in girls aged 12 - 15 in Sarajevo during war


Prskalo, Ivan
Dynamics of subcoutaneous adipose tissue changes in relation to age and sexual maturation in girls aged 12 - 15 in Sarajevo during war // Kinesiology : international journal of fundamental and applied kinesiology, 28 (1996), 1; 3 - 13 (podatak o recenziji nije dostupan, članak, znanstveni)


Naslov
Dynamics of subcoutaneous adipose tissue changes in relation to age and sexual maturation in girls aged 12 - 15 in Sarajevo during war

Autori
Prskalo, Ivan

Izvornik
Kinesiology : international journal of fundamental and applied kinesiology (1331-1441) 28 (1996), 1; 3 - 13

Vrsta, podvrsta i kategorija rada
Radovi u časopisima, članak, znanstveni

Ključne riječi
Antropometry; body fat; sexual maturation; adolescent girls; Sarajevo

Sažetak
During war time in Sarajevo, on a sample of 180 schoolgirls, aged 12 - 14, divided into three groups of 12, 13 and 14 years old, 17 anthropometric varioables in the transversal study have been determined included height, body mass, 15 skinfolds, fat wight and percentagew of body fat. Chronological and gynaecological age were also recorded and secondary sex characteristics were estimated. There were distinct differences in skinfold values among girls related to their chronological age, axillary hair, onset of menarche, but fewer differences related to the development of pubic hair and breasts. According to results of multiple linear regression analysis the gynaecological age was more influentialthan chronological age on all investigated variables entering the equation, except metacarpal skinfold value. In addition, gynaecological age correlated only with skinfold values of the trunk and proximal extremity parts. Evident influences of both chronological age and gynaecological age on body fat content in the period of sexual maturation thus reflect, even in the circumstances of besieged Sarajevo, a continuation the positive secular trend in size and fatness reported before war.

Izvorni jezik
Engleski

Znanstvena područja
Pedagogija



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Autor s matičnim brojem:
Ivan Prskalo, (236980)

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