Obese children playing towards an active lifestyle.

@article{Berntsen2010ObeseCP,
  title={Obese children playing towards an active lifestyle.},
  author={Sveinung Berntsen and Petter Mowinckel and K S Carlsen and Karin C L\odrup Carlsen and Magnhild L Pollestad Kolsgaard and Geir Joner and Sigmund Alfred Anderssen},
  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={
          64-71
        }
}
AIM To determine whether five months of guided active play in overweight or obese children and adolescents under multi-disciplinary management for weight reduction leads to increased physical activity levels in leisure time, as well as changes in aerobic fitness and body composition. METHODS Sixty overweight or obese children and adolescents were randomly assigned to an intervention or control group. All participants received dietary advice and were encouraged to increase physical activity… CONTINUE READING