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ICWMSHS 2017 : 19th International Conference on Weight Management Strategies and Health Sciences

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICWMSHS

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICWMSHS 2017: 19th International Conference on Weight Management Strategies and Health Sciences aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Weight Management Strategies and Health Sciences. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Weight Management Strategies and Health Sciences.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Weight Management Strategies and Health Sciences are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICWMSHS 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Weight Management Strategies and Health Sciences. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Magnitude and Determinants of Overweight and Obesity among High School Adolescents in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Mulugeta Shegaze, Mekitie Wondafrash, Alemayehu A. Alemayehu, Shikur Mohammed, Zewdu Shewangezaw, Mukerem Abdo, Gebresilasea Gendisha
2) The 5S Responses of Obese Teenagers in Verbal Bullying
Alpha Bolinao, Francine Rose De Castro, Jessie Kate Lumba, Raztine Mae Paeste, Hannah Grace Tosio
3) Laboratory Indices in Late Childhood Obesity: The Importance of DONMA Indices
Orkide Donma, Mustafa M. Donma, Muhammet Demirkol, Murat Aydin, Tuba Gokkus, Burcin Nalbantoglu, Aysin Nalbantoglu, Birol Topcu
4) A Practical and Efficient Evaluation Function for 3D Model Based Vehicle Matching
Yuan Zheng
5) The New Educators: The Reasons for Saudi Arabia to Invest More in Student Counseling Programs
Turki Alotaibi
6) Obese and Overweight Women and Public Health Issues in Hillah City, Iraq
Amean A. Yasir, Zainab Kh. A. Al-Mahdi Al-Amean
7) Gender Differences in Morbid Obese Children: Clinical Significance of Two Diagnostic Obesity Notation Model Assessment Indices
Mustafa M. Donma, Orkide Donma, Murat Aydin, Muhammet Demirkol, Burcin Nalbantoglu, Aysin Nalbantoglu, Birol Topcu
8) The Importance of Erythrocyte Parameters in Obese Children
Orkide Donma, M. Metin Donma, Burcin Nalbantoglu, Birol Topcu, Feti Tulubas, Murat Aydin, Tuba Gokkus, Ahmet Gurel
9) T Cell Immunity Profile in Pediatric Obesity and Asthma
Mustafa M. Donma, Erkut Karasu, Burcu Ozdilek, Burhan Turgut, Birol Topcu, Burcin Nalbantoglu, Orkide Donma
10) Body Composition Analysis of University Students by Anthropometry and Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis
Vinti Davar
11) Effects of Aerobic Dance on Cardiovascular Level and Body Weight among Women
Mohd Faridz Ahmad, Muhammad Amir Asyraf Rosli
12) Association of Overweight and Obesity with Breast Cancer
Amir Ghasemlouei, Alireza Khalaj
13) Adaptive and Personalizing Learning Sequence Using Modified Roulette Wheel Selection Algorithm
Melvin A. Ballera
14) Demographics Are Not Enough: Targeting and Segmentation of Anti-Obesity Campaigns in Mexico
D. Wrzecionkowska
15) Systolic Blood Pressure and Its Determinants: Study in a Population Attending Pharmacies in a Portuguese Coastal City
M. J. Reis Lima, J. Oliveira, M. Brito, C. Lemos, A. Mascarenhas, E. Teixeira Lemos