Influence of birth size on body composition in early adulthood: the programming factors for growth and metabolism (PROGRAM)-study.

@article{Leunissen2009InfluenceOB,
  title={Influence of birth size on body composition in early adulthood: the programming factors for growth and metabolism (PROGRAM)-study.},
  author={Ralph W J Leunissen and Theo Stijnen and Anita C. S. Hokken-Koelega},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2009},
  volume={70 2},
  pages={245-51}
}
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Several studies have investigated the relationship of birth size with fat mass and lean body mass (LBM), but the findings differed greatly due to different ways of measuring FM and LBM, different study populations and age groups. We hypothesized that birth size has no influence on adult body composition, whereas weight gain during childhood has. METHODS In the programming factors for growth and metabolism (PROGRAM)-study, a cohort of 312 young adults, aged 18-24 years… CONTINUE READING
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