Doubly labelled water: Multi-point and two-point methods in pre-school children.

@article{Djafarian2010DoublyLW,
  title={Doubly labelled water: Multi-point and two-point methods in pre-school children.},
  author={Kurosh Djafarian and Diane M. Jackson and Eric Milne and Paula L Roger and John R Speakman},
  journal={International journal of pediatric obesity : IJPO : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  year={2010},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={102-10}
}
OBJECTIVE We compared the multi-sample and two-sample methods for measuring total energy expenditure (TEE) using doubly labelled water (DLW) in pre-school children to establish whether taking multiple samples provides any advantage in free-living conditions. METHODS Sixty-five children (32 boys; aged 2-6 years) were recruited from Aberdeen, UK. TEE was measured over 7 and 14 days using the multi-point and two-point methods by DLW. Total body composition was measured using dual-energy X-ray… CONTINUE READING

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