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Systematic review and meta-analyses of risk factors for childhood overweight identifiable during infancy
OBJECTIVE: To determine risk factors for childhood overweight that can be identified during the first year of life to facilitate early identification and targeted intervention.
Dietitians' perceptions of communicating with preadolescent, overweight children in the consultation setting: The potential for e-resources
BACKGROUND: There are calls to enhance existing child weight management interventions and to develop new treatment approaches. The potential for interactive electronic resources (e-resources) to support child-dietitian ...
Validation, optimal threshold determination, and clinical utility of the infant risk of overweight checklist for early prevention of child overweight
BACKGROUND: Previous research has demonstrated the predictive validity of the Infant Risk of Overweight Checklist (IROC). This study further establishes the predictive accuracy of the IROC using data from the Avon Longitudinal ...
Systematic review of randomised controlled trials of interventions that aim to reduce the risk, either directly or indirectly, of overweight and obesity in infancy and early childhood
The risk factors for childhood overweight and obesity are known and can be identified antenatally or during infancy, however, the majority of effective interventions are designed for older children. This review identified ...
Estimating overweight risk in childhood from predictors during infancy
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to develop and validate a risk score algorithm for childhood overweight based on a prediction model in infants.
A systematic review of interactive multimedia interventions to promote children's communication with health professionals: Implications for communicating with overweight children
BACKGROUND: Interactive multimedia is an emerging technology that is being used to facilitate interactions between patients and health professionals. The purpose of this review was to identify and evaluate the impact of ...
Inattention and hyperactivity in children at risk of obesity: A community cross-sectional study
OBJECTIVE: There is a link between the symptoms of hyperactivity/inattention and overweight in children. Less is known about the factors which might influence this relationship, such as physical and sedentary activity ...
Digital technology to facilitate Proactive Assessment of Obesity Risk during Infancy (ProAsk): a feasibility study
OBJECTIVE: To assess the feasibility and acceptability of using digital technology for Proactive Assessment of Obesity Risk during Infancy (ProAsk) with the UK health visitors (HVs) and parents. DESIGN: Multicentre, pre- ...
Proactive Assessment of Obesity Risk during Infancy (ProAsk): A qualitative study of parents' and professionals' perspectives on an mHealth intervention
Background: Prevention of childhood obesity is a public health priority. Interventions that establish healthy growth trajectories early in life promise lifelong benefits to health and wellbeing. Proactive Assessment of ...
Proactive assessment of obesity risk during infancy (ProAsk): Communicating future risk of childhood overweight to parents through digital technology
Background and aims ProAsk is an interactive digital tool, which includes a validated algorithm based on childhood overweight risk factors. The tool enables Health Visitors (HVs) (Public Health Nurses) to feedback average ...