Childhood obesity prevention and control in city recreation centres and family homes: the MOVE/me Muevo Project.

@article{Elder2014ChildhoodOP,
  title={Childhood obesity prevention and control in city recreation centres and family homes: the MOVE/me Muevo Project.},
  author={John P. Elder and Noe C. Crespo and Kirsten L. Corder and Guadalupe Xochitl Ayala and Donald J. Slymen and Nanette Lopez and Jamie S Moody and Thomas McKenzie},
  journal={Pediatric obesity},
  year={2014},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={218-31}
}
BACKGROUND Interventions to prevent and control childhood obesity have shown mixed results in terms of short- and long-term changes. OBJECTIVES 'MOVE/me Muevo' was a 2-year family- and recreation centre-based randomized controlled trial to promote healthy eating and physical activity among 5- to 8-year-old children. It was hypothesized that children in the intervention group would demonstrate lower post-intervention body mass index (BMI) values and improved obesity-related behaviours compared… CONTINUE READING