Ubiquitous monitoring and assessment of childhood obesity

  title={Ubiquitous monitoring and assessment of childhood obesity},
  author={Irene Zaragoz{\'a} and Jaime Guixeres and Mariano Alca{\~n}iz Raya and Ausi{\`a}s Cebolla and Javier Saiz and Julio Alvarez Pitti},
  journal={Personal and Ubiquitous Computing},
Childhood obesity is a significant health problem in current societies that is increasing at an alarming way among population of all ages. To date, studies on the effectiveness of treatments for childhood obesity in the medium and long term suggest a moderate effect on weight loss and maintenance, which has led to suggestions that early interventions have a preventive nature on adult obesity. The long-term recovery of the weight lost is often associated with a lack of adherence to… CONTINUE READING
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