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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. ...
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: ...
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 ...
Focus on mental health promotion, obesity and alcohol
Chapter nine in 'The Essential Guide to Public Health and Health Promotion' focuses on mental health promotion, obesity and alcohol. The eight sections on mental health promotion supply background information, promotion ...
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 ...
The relationship between ADHD and obesity: Implications for therapy
Increasing attention is being paid to the relationship between attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and obesity. While most available research focused on determining the extent of the association between ADHD ...