Reliability of anthropometric measurements in European preschool children: the ToyBox-study.

@article{MiguelEtayo2014ReliabilityOA,
  title={Reliability of anthropometric measurements in European preschool children: the ToyBox-study.},
  author={Pilar M. De Miguel-Etayo and M I Mesana and Greet Cardon and Ilse de Bourdeaudhuij and Magdalena G{\'o}źdź and P Socha and Mina Lateva and Violeta M Iotova and Berthold Koletzko and Kristin Duvinage and O. Androutsos and Yannis Manios and Leda Virg{\'i}nia Alves Moreno},
  journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  year={2014},
  volume={15 Suppl 3},
  pages={67-73}
}
The ToyBox-study aims to develop and test an innovative and evidence-based obesity prevention programme for preschoolers in six European countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Poland and Spain. In multicentre studies, anthropometric measurements using standardized procedures that minimize errors in the data collection are essential to maximize reliability of measurements. The aim of this paper is to describe the standardization process and reliability (intra- and inter-observer) of… CONTINUE READING