Physical activity to prevent obesity in young children: cluster randomised controlled trial.

  title={Physical activity to prevent obesity in young children: cluster randomised controlled trial.},
  author={John J. Reilly and Louise Kelly and C. Franklin Montgomery and Avril Williamson and Abigail Fisher and J. Mccoll and Rossella Lo Conte and James Y. Paton and Stanley Grant},
  volume={333 7577},
OBJECTIVE To assess whether a physical activity intervention reduces body mass index in young children. DESIGN Cluster randomised controlled single blinded trial over 12 months. SETTING Thirty six nurseries in Glasgow, Scotland. PARTICIPANTS 545 children in their preschool year, mean age 4.2 years (SD 0.2) at baseline. INTERVENTION Enhanced physical activity programme in nursery (three 30 minute sessions a week over 24 weeks) plus home based health education aimed at increasing physical… CONTINUE READING
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