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Milena Mitrovic1, Ivana Cerkez Zovko2, Marin Corluka2, Srdjan Redzepagic3

1University of Montenegro, Faculty for Sport and Physical Education, Niksic, Montenegro
2University of Mostar, Faculty of Mathematics and Science Education, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
3Université Côte d’Azur, Graduate School in Economics and Management, Groupe de Recherche en Droit Economie et Gestion, Nice, France

Comparative Analysis of Anthropometric Parameters as Obesity Indicators for Sixth Grade Girls from Different Regions in Montenegro

J. Anthr. Sport Phys. Educ. 2021, 5(4), 15-18 | DOI: 10.26773/jaspe.211003


The main goal of this research was to determine the differences in nutritional levels between sixth grade female students from Central, Northern and Southern region of Montenegro. The sample consisted of 43 girls aged 11- 12 years, who were divided into 3 subsamples, according to the criterion of place of residence. The following variables were measured: body height, body weight, and waist circumference. Level of nutrition was calculated using two indices body mass index and waist-to-height ratio index, which are presented numerically and in percentages. Basic central and dispersion parameters were calculated for each variable. Differences in nutrition levels between regions were calculated by the Chi square test. According to the results, female students from the Northern region are more obese than the other two regions. Also, not too worrying percentages of obese children have been obtained, but we should definitely work on its prevention and prevention of its occurrence.


Morphology, Obesity, Differences, Sixth Grade, Girls

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