Body mass index and timing of pubertal initiation in boys.

@article{Lee2010BodyMI,
  title={Body mass index and timing of pubertal initiation in boys.},
  author={Joyce M. Lee and Niko Kaciroti and Danielle P. Appugliese and Robert F. Corwyn and Robert H. Bradley and Julie C. Lumeng},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={164 2},
  pages={
          139-44
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the association between body mass index (BMI [calculated as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared]) and timing of pubertal onset in a population-based sample of US boys. DESIGN Longitudinal prospective study. SETTING Ten US sites that participated in the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development. PARTICIPANTS Of 705 boys initially enrolled in the study, information about height and weight… CONTINUE READING
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