Comparación del desarrollo psicomotor en preescolares chilenos con normopeso versus sobrepeso/obesidad

Translated title of the contribution: Comparison of psychomotor development in Chilean preschoolers normal weight versus overweight / obesity

Mariela Méndez Ruíz, Jessica Estay Carvajal, Aracelis Calzadilla Nuñez, Samuel Durán Agüero, Víctor Patricio Díaz-Narváez

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Abstract

Objective: to compare the DSM Nutritional distributed in three states: normal, overweight and obese. Subjects and methods: test DSM “TEPSI” 58 children (intentional sample) from a total of 150, 4 to 4.5 years, which were divided into 3 groups was applied: normal weight (n = 28); overweight (n = 18) and obese (n = 12). Weight and height were measured using a SECA scale and a bevel wall (methodology Frankfurt). Nutritional assessment was performed by BMI / age as proposed by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Comparisons were made using analysis of variance, Tukey test and Kruskal-Wallis test. Box plots were used. The significance level was used in all cases α ≤ 0,05. Results: preschool overweight and obese studied showed a driving profile classified as inferior and much lower, respectively, when they were compared with the normal weight group of preschoolers. Conclusions: overweight/obesity is a factor in the development of motor skills in preschool negatively 4 years old.

Translated title of the contributionComparison of psychomotor development in Chilean preschoolers normal weight versus overweight / obesity
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)151-155
Number of pages5
JournalNutricion Hospitalaria
Volume32
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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