Fatness leads to inactivity, but inactivity does not lead to fatness: a longitudinal study in children (EarlyBird 45).

@article{Metcalf2011FatnessLT,
  title={Fatness leads to inactivity, but inactivity does not lead to fatness: a longitudinal study in children (EarlyBird 45).},
  author={Brad S. Metcalf and Jane Hosking and Alison N Jeffery and Linda D. Voss and William Edward Henley and Terence J. Wilkin},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={2011},
  volume={96 10},
  pages={942-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To establish in children whether inactivity is the cause of fatness or fatness the cause of inactivity. DESIGN A non-intervention prospective cohort study examining children annually from 7 to 10 years. Baseline versus change to follow-up associations were used to examine the direction of causality. SETTING Plymouth, England. PARTICIPANTS 202 children (53% boys, 25% overweight/obese) recruited from 40 Plymouth primary schools as part of the EarlyBird study. MAIN OUTCOME… CONTINUE READING
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