A Multi-Component Day-Camp Weight-Loss Program Is Effective in Reducing BMI in Children after One Year: A Randomized Controlled Trial

@inproceedings{Larsen2016AMD,
  title={A Multi-Component Day-Camp Weight-Loss Program Is Effective in Reducing BMI in Children after One Year: A Randomized Controlled Trial},
  author={Kristian Traberg Larsen and Tao Huang and Mathias Ried-Larsen and Lars Bo Andersen and Malene Heidemann and Niels Christian M{\o}ller},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
  • Kristian Traberg Larsen, Tao Huang, +3 authors Niels Christian Møller
  • Published in PloS one 2016
  • Medicine
  • The objective of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a one-year multi-component immersive day-camp weight-loss intervention for children with overweight and obesity. The study design was a parallel-group randomized controlled trial. One hundred fifteen 11-13-year-old children with overweight and obesity were randomized into either: A six-week day-camp intervention arm focusing on increased physical activity, and healthy diet followed by a subsequent one-year family-based… CONTINUE READING

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