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Associations of obesity with balance and gait among young adults in Bangladesh
Journal of Xiangya Medicine
Obesity decreases balance capacity and impairs gait quality of an individual, mostly the older ones. We aimed to investigate the associations of obesity with balance and gait among young adults, which are quite limited. Methods: An analytical cross-sectional study was conducted among a total of 60 obese [body mass index (BMI) ≥30.0 kg/m 2 ] and normal weight (BMI 18.5-24.9 kg/m 2 ) young adults (aged 20-40 years) in Dhaka city. The sex-matched normal weight participants were deliberatelydoi:10.21037/jxym-21-19 fatcat:deiumhztxza2zmwlq5worwniiy