Obesity prevention for children with physical disabilities: a scoping review of physical activity and nutrition interventions.

@article{McPherson2014ObesityPF,
  title={Obesity prevention for children with physical disabilities: a scoping review of physical activity and nutrition interventions.},
  author={Amy C McPherson and Rebekah Keith and J A Swift},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2014},
  volume={36 19},
  pages={1573-87}
}
PURPOSE Children with disabilities are at higher risk of obesity, engage in less physical activity and report poorer quality dietary habits than their non-disabled peers. This study reviewed current evidence on interventions designed to facilitate weight management and/or weight-related behaviors (i.e. physical activity and/or healthy eating habits) in children with physical disabilities. METHODS A scoping review was performed using established methodology. Data from studies meeting specific… CONTINUE READING
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