An examination of comorbid asthma and obesity: assessing differences in physical activity, sleep duration, health-related quality of life and parental distress.

@article{Fedele2014AnEO,
  title={An examination of comorbid asthma and obesity: assessing differences in physical activity, sleep duration, health-related quality of life and parental distress.},
  author={David Fedele and David M. Janicke and Crystal S Lim and Mutasim N. Abu-Hasan},
  journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma},
  year={2014},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={275-81}
}
OBJECTIVE Compare youth with comorbid asthma and obesity to youth with obesity only to determine if differences exist in body mass index, dietary intake, levels of physical activity, sleep duration and health-related quality of life. Levels of parent distress were also compared. METHODS Participants included 248 children (n = 175 in Obesity group; n = 73 in Asthma + Obesity group) with a BMI ≥ 85th percentile for age and gender, and their participating parent(s) or legal guardian(s). Measures… CONTINUE READING
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 8 times. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 12 extracted citations

Impact of shared decision making on asthma quality of life and asthma control among children.

The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma • 2018
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…