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Evaluation of an integrated weight management and fitness programme in a high-security psychiatric setting
Aims and methods: To evaluate a new integrated weight management and fitness service for Iong-stay psychiatric patients who were obese or overweight with physical health risks. Body size and fitness were measured before ...
Follow-up study of an integrated weight management and fitness programme
Purpose -- The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of 14 cohorts of patients recruited into an integrated weight management and fitness programme in a high secure psychiatric hospital. Design/methodology/approach ...
"Cycling - exercise or trying to stop pollution": Methods to explore children's agency in health and climate change
The media have framed obesity and climate change as problems the next generation will inherit. The two issues have overlapping causative factors and temporalities, and share pre-emptive approaches, focusing on children. ...
Physical health and health risk factors in a population of long-stay psychiatric patients
Aims and method. To evaluate the physical health and health risk factors in long-stay psychiatric patients in a high secure psychiatric hospital. A cross-sectional survey of consenting patients was undertaken using a ...
Evaluation of an integrated weight management and fitness programme
Purpose: The aim of this study is to evaluate the results of 14 cohorts of patients recruited into an integrated weight management and fitness programme in a high secure psychiatric hospital. Design/methodology/approach: ...
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 ...
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- ...
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.
Role of ADHD symptoms as a contributing factor to obesity in patients with MC4R mutations
Besides the crucial role of genetic susceptibility in the development of early-onset obesity, it has been shown that feeding behavior could contribute to increased body weight. A significant association between obesity/overweight ...