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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 ...
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 ...