journal1 ›› 2020, Vol. 28 ›› Issue (2): 161-164.DOI: 10.11852/zgetbjzz2019-0952

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Research advances on body composition and obesity in children and adolescents

LI Song-ting, ZHONG Yan   

  1. Pediatric Academy,University of South China/Institute of Children′s Healthcare,Hunan Children′s Hospital,Changsha 410007,China
  • Received:2019-06-28 Online:2020-02-10 Published:2020-02-10
  • Contact: ZHONG Yan,


李颂婷, 钟燕   

  1. 南华大学儿科学院/湖南省儿童医院儿童保健所,湖南 长沙 410007
  • 通讯作者: 钟燕,
  • 作者简介:李颂婷(1995-),女,湖南人,住院医师,在读硕士研究生,主要研究方向为儿童保健。

Abstract: Body composition refers to the amount of fat,protein,inorganic salt,water and their percentages in human body.Recent research shows body composition measurement can provide significant guidance for the obesity assessment as well as intervention therapy and prevention of obesity-related diseases among children and adolescents.By measuring body composition,it is possible to distinguish out-of-standard body components which helps make a more targeted plan for weight control.This review summarizes the progress of applying body composition measurement in childhood and adolescent obesity research,and discuss the practical value of body composition measurement in the assessment of obesity,intervention and related diseases in children and adolescents.

Key words: body composition, obesity, children and adolescents

摘要: 体成分是指人体内脂肪、蛋白质、无机盐、水份等各组分的含量,及其在人体总质量中的百分比。近年来相关研究发现,体成分对儿童青少年肥胖的检测评估、干预及肥胖相关疾病的预测有重要指导意义,通过体成分测量,能够区别出超标的体成分,可以更有针对性地制订预防措施,控制儿童青少年肥胖。本文就体成分在儿童青少年肥胖中应用的研究进展进行综述,并探讨体成分在儿童青少年肥胖评估、干预及相关疾病的预防中的应用价值。

关键词: 体成分, 肥胖, 儿童青少年

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