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Preschool children and physical activity: a review of correlates.
- T. Hinkley, D. Crawford, J. Salmon, A. Okely, K. Hesketh
- Psychology, Medicine
- American journal of preventive medicine
- 1 May 2008
BACKGROUND Several reviews have summarized the research on correlates of older children's and adolescents' physical activity behaviors, but none have been published on preschool children. Over the… Expand
Health-related quality of life of overweight and obese children.
CONTEXT The negative effects of childhood overweight and obesity on quality of life (QOL) have been shown in clinical samples but not yet in population-based community samples. OBJECTIVE To… Expand
Healthy eating, activity and obesity prevention: a qualitative study of parent and child perceptions in Australia.
- K. Hesketh, E. Waters, J. Green, L. Salmon, J. Williams
- Health promotion international
- 1 March 2005
Preventative health strategies incorporating the views of target participants have improved the likelihood of success. This qualitative study aimed to elicit child and parent views regarding social… Expand
Promoting fundamental movement skill development and physical activity in early childhood settings: a cluster randomized controlled trial.
- R. Jones, Annaleise Riethmuller, K. Hesketh, Jillian Trezise, M. Batterham, A. Okely
- Pediatric exercise science
- 1 November 2011
The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility, acceptability and potential efficacy of a physical activity program for preschool children. A 20-week, 2-arm parallel cluster randomized… Expand
A Parent-Focused Intervention to Reduce Infant Obesity Risk Behaviors: A Randomized Trial
OBJECTIVE: To assess the effectiveness of a parent-focused intervention on infants’ obesity-risk behaviors and BMI. METHODS: This cluster randomized controlled trial recruited 542 parents and their… Expand
Change in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among young Australians, 1969-1997.
BACKGROUND Effective public policy requires information on the prevalence of overweight and obesity. OBJECTIVE We determined changes in the population prevalence of overweight and obesity among… Expand
The epidemiology of overweight and obesity among Australian children and adolescents, 1995‐97
- M. Booth, M. Wake, T. Armstrong, T. Chey, K. Hesketh, S. Mathur
- Australian and New Zealand journal of public…
- 1 April 2001
Objectives: To determine the population prevalence of overweight and obesity among Australian children and adolescents, based on measured body mass index (BMI). To determine if overweight and obesity… Expand
Electronic media use and adolescent health and well-being: cross-sectional community study.
- M. Mathers, L. Canterford, T. Olds, K. Hesketh, K. Ridley, M. Wake
- Psychology, Medicine
- Academic pediatrics
- 1 September 2009
OBJECTIVE To describe time adolescents spend using electronic media (television, computer, video games, and telephone); and to examine associations between self-reported health/well-being and daily… Expand
Standardizing Anthropometric Measures in Children and Adolescents with New Functions for Egen
A new function for egen has been developed to allow transformation of child anthropometric data to z-scores using the LMS method and the reference data available from the 1990 British Growth… Expand
Interventions to Prevent Obesity in 0–5 Year Olds: An Updated Systematic Review of the Literature
The small number and recency of the early childhood obesity‐prevention literature identified in a previous review of interventions to prevent obesity, promote healthy eating, physical activity,… Expand