A Review of Primary Care-Based Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment Interventions.

@article{Seburg2015ARO,
  title={A Review of Primary Care-Based Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment Interventions.},
  author={Elisabeth M Seburg and Barbara A. Olson-Bullis and Dani M Bredeson and Marcia G. Hayes and Nancy E Sherwood},
  journal={Current obesity reports},
  year={2015},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={157-73}
}
Effective obesity prevention and treatment interventions targeting children and their families are needed to help curb the obesity epidemic. Pediatric primary care is a promising setting for these interventions, and a growing number of studies are set in this context. This review aims to identify randomized controlled trials of pediatric primary care-based obesity interventions. A literature search of 3 databases retrieved 2947 publications, of which 2899 publications were excluded after… CONTINUE READING
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Effective interventions were mainly treatment interventions , and tended to focus on multiple behaviors , contain weight management components , and include monitoring of weight - related behaviors ( e.g. , dietary intake , physical activity , or sedentary behaviors ) .
Effective interventions were mainly treatment interventions , and tended to focus on multiple behaviors , contain weight management components , and include monitoring of weight - related behaviors ( e.g. , dietary intake , physical activity , or sedentary behaviors ) .
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