Timing of adiposity rebound and adiposity in adolescence.

@article{Hughes2014TimingOA,
  title={Timing of adiposity rebound and adiposity in adolescence.},
  author={Adrienne R Hughes and Andrea Sherriff and Andrew Robert Ness and John J. Reilly},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={134 5},
  pages={
          e1354-61
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate associations between timing of adiposity rebound (AR; the period in childhood where BMI begins to increase from its nadir) and adiposity (BMI, fat mass) at age 15 years in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC). METHODS The sample consisted of 546 children with AR derived in childhood and BMI and fat mass index (FMI; fat mass measured by dual-energy radiograph absorptiometry/height in m(2)) measured at 15 years. Multivariable linear regression… CONTINUE READING
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