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This study is a collaboration between investigators and two community partners: a youth employment program and an urban farm. The community partners hire 300+ adolescents for summer jobs at various organizations. Approximately 120 adolescents will be employed with the urban farm site. As one component of their program evaluation plan, investigators will evaluate change in BMI of participants. The investigators hypothesize that there will be a reduction in BMI of those participants working at the urban farm site.
The investigators will measure height/weight/BMI of all participants located at the urban farm site. Investigators will also collect demographic data as well as other social data (example: food security).
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-01T14:53:21-0400
The Pediatric Obesity Research Registry will function to collect and catalog historical and medical chart related clinical data of patients presenting with pediatric obesity and who agree ...
The purpose of this trial is to examine whether adding greater physical activity to standard family-based behavioral pediatric obesity treatment decreases the amount of visceral fat among ...
Investigators propose to pilot an adolescent obesity intervention, TEENS+, to examine the feasibility of this dietary intervention strategy and preliminary effectiveness of two models of p...
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BODY MASS INDEX in children (ages 2-12) and in adolescents (ages 13-18) that is grossly above the recommended cut-off for a specific age and sex. For infants less than 2 years of age, obesity is determined based on standard weight-for-length percentile measures.
Registered nurses with graduate degrees in nursing who provide care to pediatric patients who are acutely or critically ill.
A condition of having excess fat in the abdomen. Abdominal obesity is typically defined as waist circumferences of 40 inches or more in men and 35 inches or more in women. Abdominal obesity raises the risk of developing disorders, such as diabetes, hypertension and METABOLIC SYNDROME X.
The condition of weighing two, three, or more times the ideal weight, so called because it is associated with many serious and life-threatening disorders. In the BODY MASS INDEX, morbid obesity is defined as having a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2.
A sub-PHENOTYPE of obese individuals who have a risk for CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES between that of healthy individuals with normal weight and unhealthy individuals with obesity.
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Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism ...
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...