Physical control and coordination in childhood and adult obesity: longitudinal birth cohort study

@inproceedings{Osika2008PhysicalCA,
  title={Physical control and coordination in childhood and adult obesity: longitudinal birth cohort study},
  author={Walter Osika and Scott M. Montgomery},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2008}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify whether measures of childhood physical control and coordination as markers of neurological function are associated with obesity in adults. DESIGN Longitudinal birth cohort study. SETTING National child development study in Great Britain. PARTICIPANTS 11,042 people born during one week in 1958. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE Obesity at age 33 years defined as body mass index >or=30. RESULTS Among 7990 cohort members at age 7 years, teachers reported that poor hand control… CONTINUE READING
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