Association between short sleep duration and body mass index in Australian Indigenous children.

@article{DeaconCrouch2018AssociationBS,
  title={Association between short sleep duration and body mass index in Australian Indigenous children.},
  author={Melissa Deacon-Crouch and Isabelle Skinner and Joseph Tucci and Timothy C Skinner},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  year={2018},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={49-54}
}
AIM Associations between short sleep duration and obesity and the relationship between obesity and chronic illness are well documented. Obese children are likely to become obese adults. To date, there is a paucity of information regarding sleep duration and quality for Indigenous Australian people. It may be that poor-quality, short sleep is contributing to… CONTINUE READING