Is BMI alone a sufficient outcome to evaluate interventions for child obesity?

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10545/296172
Title:
Is BMI alone a sufficient outcome to evaluate interventions for child obesity?
Authors:
Kolotourou, Maria; Radley, Duncan; Chadwick, Paul; Smith, Lindsey; Orfanos, Stravos; Kapetanakis, Venediktos; Singhal, Atul; Cole, Tim J.; Sacher, Paul M.
Abstract:
BMI is often used to evaluate the effectiveness of childhood obesity interventions, but such interventions may have additional benefits independent of effects on adiposity. We investigated whether benefits to health outcomes following the Mind, Exercise, Nutrition.Do It! (MEND) childhood obesity intervention were independent of or associated with changes in zBMI.
Journal:
Childhood Obesity
Issue Date:
Aug-2013
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10545/296172
Type:
Article
Language:
en
Appears in Collections:
Biological Sciences Research Group

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dc.contributor.authorKolotourou, Mariaen_GB
dc.contributor.authorRadley, Duncanen_GB
dc.contributor.authorChadwick, Paulen_GB
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Lindseyen_GB
dc.contributor.authorOrfanos, Stravosen_GB
dc.contributor.authorKapetanakis, Venediktosen_GB
dc.contributor.authorSinghal, Atulen_GB
dc.contributor.authorCole, Tim J.en_GB
dc.contributor.authorSacher, Paul M.en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-07-16T10:33:58Z-
dc.date.available2013-07-16T10:33:58Z-
dc.date.issued2013-08-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10545/296172-
dc.description.abstractBMI is often used to evaluate the effectiveness of childhood obesity interventions, but such interventions may have additional benefits independent of effects on adiposity. We investigated whether benefits to health outcomes following the Mind, Exercise, Nutrition.Do It! (MEND) childhood obesity intervention were independent of or associated with changes in zBMI.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.titleIs BMI alone a sufficient outcome to evaluate interventions for child obesity?en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.journalChildhood Obesityen_GB
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