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Effectiveness of a kindergarten-based intervention for preventing childhood obesity

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Background and Objectives: Interventions to prevent childhood obesity targeting school age children have mostly reported limited effectiveness, suggesting such prevention programs may need to start at an earlier age, but evidence has been scarce. We reported a pilot study aiming to demonstrate the feasibility of a multifaceted intervention for preschool children and to provide a preliminary assessment of the effectiveness.

 

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1542/peds.2017-1221

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Grant:
2011Y2-00025, 20121A011070, 201508030037
Publisher:
American Academy of Pediatrics Publisher's website
Journal:
Pediatrics Journal website
Volume:
140
Issue:
6
Pages:
1221
Publication date:
2017-11-10
Acceptance date:
2017-09-18
DOI:
EISSN:
1098-4275
ISSN:
0031-4005
Pubs id:
pubs:729366
URN:
uri:7818870c-c0cc-497e-a287-faabcc86a6bd
UUID:
uuid:7818870c-c0cc-497e-a287-faabcc86a6bd
Local pid:
pubs:729366
Paper number:
6

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