High risk for obesity in children with a subtype of developmental coordination disorder.

@article{Zhu2014HighRF,
  title={High risk for obesity in children with a subtype of developmental coordination disorder.},
  author={Yi-Ching Zhu and John Cairney and Yao-Chuen Li and Wei-Ying Chen and Fu-Chen Chen and Sheng K Wu},
  journal={Research in developmental disabilities},
  year={2014},
  volume={35 7},
  pages={1727-33}
}
The purpose of this study was to compare the prevalence of overweight and obesity in typically developing (TD) children, children with developmental coordination disorder (DCD) and balance problems (DCD-BP), and children with DCD without balance problems (DCD-NBP). Two thousand and fifty-seven children (1095 boys, 962 girls) ages 9-12 years were recruited from 18 elementary schools in Taiwan. The Movement Assessment Battery for Children was used to assess motor coordination ability… CONTINUE READING