Factors associated with development of excessive fatness in children and adolescents: a review of prospective studies.

@article{Pate2013FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with development of excessive fatness in children and adolescents: a review of prospective studies.},
  author={Russell R Pate and Jennifer R O'Neill and Angela D. Liese and Kathleen F. Janz and Ellen M. Granberg and Natalie Colabianchi and David W. Harsha and Margaret D. Condrasky and Patrick M O'Neil and Erica Y. Lau and Sharon E Taverno Ross},
  journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 8},
  pages={
          645-58
        }
}
The purpose of this review was to examine the factors that predict the development of excessive fatness in children and adolescents. Medline, Web of Science and PubMed were searched to identify prospective cohort studies that evaluated the association between several variables (e.g. physical activity, sedentary behaviour, dietary intake and genetic, physiological, social cognitive, family and peer, school and community factors) and the development of excessive fatness in children and… CONTINUE READING
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