Timing of motor milestones achievement and development of overweight in childhood: a study within the Danish National Birth Cohort.

@article{Morgen2014TimingOM,
  title={Timing of motor milestones achievement and development of overweight in childhood: a study within the Danish National Birth Cohort.},
  author={Camilla Schmidt Morgen and Anne Marie Nybo Andersen and Pernille Due and Sara E. Benjamin Neelon and Michael Gamborg and Thorkild I A S\orensen},
  journal={Pediatric obesity},
  year={2014},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={239-48}
}
BACKGROUND Overweight may hinder achievement of gross motor milestones and delayed achievement of milestones may increase the risk of later overweight for reasons involving physical activity and the building of lean body mass. OBJECTIVE To investigate whether increased birth weight and body mass index (BMI) at 5 months is associated with the achievement of the ability to sit up and walk and whether delayed achievement of these milestones is associated with overweight at age 7 years. METHODS… CONTINUE READING
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