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Combined diet and physical activity is better than diet or physical activity alone at improving health outcomes for patients in New Zealand's primary care intervention
(BioMed Central, 2018-02-08)
Background: A dearth of knowledge exists regarding how multiple health behavior changes made within an exercise prescription programme can improve health parameters. This study aimed to analyse the impact of changing diet ...
Detecting body fat - a weighty problem BMI versus subcutaneous fat patterns in athletes and non-athletes
(PLoS One, 2013)
We aimed to describe the relationship between BMI and the subcutaneous adipose tissue topography within young athletes and non-athletic controls, to comparatively evaluate the diagnostic powers of subcutaneous adipose ...
Beyond the randomised controlled trial and BMI – evaluation of effectiveness of through-school nutrition and physical activity programmes
(Cambridge University Press on behalf of the Nutrition Society, 2015-06)
Invited Commentary – Evidence has been slow to accumulate that school physical activity and nutrition interventions are effective at slowing the rate of physical growth and reducing the prevalence of obesity in children. ...
Subcutaneous adipose tissue topography in long-term enterally fed children and healthy controls
(Croatian Anthropological Society, 2015)
In the context of enteral feeding in children the influence on growth and the question of fat resorption is of great interest. We, therefore, measured the thickness of subcutaneous body fat in a sample of long-term enterally ...
Levels of physical activity of a sample of 10-13 year old New Zealand children
(New Zealand Medical Association, 2001-11-09)
AIMS: To determine what proportion of a sample of 10 to 13 year old New Zealand children attained the Ministry of Health's physical activity guidelines. These guidelines recommend that children accumulate a minimum of 30 ...
Research priorities for child and adolescent physical activity and sedentary behaviours: an international perspective using a twin-panel Delphi procedure
(BioMed Central, 2013-10-24)
Background: The quantity and quality of studies in child and adolescent physical activity and sedentary behaviour have rapidly increased, but research directions are often pursued in a reactive and uncoordinated manner. Aim: ...