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A natural experiment comparing the effectiveness of the “healthy eagles” child weight management intervention in school versus community settings

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Behavioural weight management interventions are recommended for the treatment of obesity in children. However, the evidence for these is limited and often generated under trial conditions with White, middle-class populations. Healthy Eagles is a behavioural weight management intervention designed to treat excess weight in children. It ran in the London Borough of Croydon from 2017 to 2020 and was delivered in both school and community settings, providing a natural experiment to compare outcom...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3390/nu13113912

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5619-2679
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1802-4217
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Name:
NIHR Oxford Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) and the Oxford-Wolfson-Marriott NDPCHS Graduate Scholarship
Publisher:
MDPI
Journal:
Nutrients More from this journal
Volume:
13
Issue:
11
Article number:
3912
Place of publication:
Switzerland
Publication date:
2021-10-31
Acceptance date:
2021-10-29
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EISSN:
2072-6643
Pmid:
34836167

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