Proceedings of the Third Andalas International Public Health Conference, AIPHC 2019, 10-11th October 2019, Padang, West Sumatera, Indonesia

Research Article

Association between Physical Inactivity and Overnutrition in Adolescent

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.9-10-2019.2297195,
        author={Idral  Purnakarya and Denas  Symond and Deane Nabila Putri},
        title={Association between Physical Inactivity and Overnutrition in Adolescent},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the Third Andalas International Public Health Conference, AIPHC 2019, 10-11th October 2019, Padang, West Sumatera, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={AIPHC},
        year={2020},
        month={7},
        keywords={physical incativity overnutrition adolescent school},
        doi={10.4108/eai.9-10-2019.2297195}
    }
    
  • Idral Purnakarya
    Denas Symond
    Deane Nabila Putri
    Year: 2020
    Association between Physical Inactivity and Overnutrition in Adolescent
    AIPHC
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.9-10-2019.2297195
Idral Purnakarya1,*, Denas Symond2, Deane Nabila Putri3
  • 1: Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Public Health, Andalas University, 25163, Padang, Indonesia
  • 2: Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Public Health, Andalas University, Padang, Indonesia
  • 3: Undergraduate in Faculty of Public Health, Andalas University, 25163, Padang, Indonesia
*Contact email: idral_pkarya@ph.unand.ac.id

Abstract

Adolescent overnutrition is a serious public health problem, with consequences that extend into adulthood. The aim of this study was to know association between physical inactivity and overnutrition in adolescent. An sex matched case control study of adolescent age 15-17 years old in Senior High School Pembangunan in Padang. The case were 40 adolescent overnutrition and the control (n=40) were adolescent without overnutrition recruited from the same school. Physical inactivity collected by using Adolescent Sedentary Actuvity Questionaire. Nutritional status assessed by using anthropometric. Data analysis was done using Mc Nemar test on Epi Info version 7 software. Physical inactivity was associated with overnutrition in adolescent (OR = 4.2; 95% CI: 1.58-11.14; p = 0.001). The findings of this study have confirmed the association overnutrition with physical inactivity in adolescent. To reduce overnutrition in adolescent should be providing and promoting physical activity in school.