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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-02-05T15:11:10-0500
This study evaluates the effect of a lifestyle intervention for women with a pregnancy wish who have a high risk on perinatal morbidity because of overweight or obesity. Half of the patien...
Randomised controlled trial of a lifestyle intervention programme for mothers and children aged 1-5 years aimed at prevention of overweight and obesity.
The purpose of this study is to assess the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children attending special primary education and to evaluate the effects of a multidisciplinary school-ba...
The purpose of this trial is to determine the most cost effective programme for overweight and obese individuals to maintain weight loss over a 2 year period.
Childhood obesity leads to adulthood obesity, demonstrated in many retrospective and longitudinal studies. Genetics as a predictor of obesity is less established. Morandi et al, (2012) ass...
This study aimed to evaluate the effects of varied lifestyle intervention programs designed to ameliorate excess gestational weight gain (GWG) in pregnant women with overweight or obesity compared wit...
Early lifestyle interventions in children with obesity decrease risk of obesity and metabolic disorders during adulthood. This study aimed to identify metabolic signatures associated with lifestyle in...
The global prevalence of obesity in women keeps increasing. The preconception period may be a window of opportunity to improve lifestyle, reduce obesity and improve cardiometabolic health. This study ...
Overweight and obesity are complex conditions, associated with a wide range of serious health issues. In contemporary society, body size is an important part of a person's self-representation. Lifesty...
This study aimed to assess overweight and obesity and associated factors in school-going adolescents in Brunei Darussalam. The sample included 2599 school-going adolescents that responded to the Globa...
A status with BODY WEIGHT that is above certain standard of acceptable or desirable weight. In the scale of BODY MASS INDEX, overweight is defined as having a BMI of 25.0-29.9 kg/m2. Overweight may or may not be due to increases in body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE), hence overweight does not equal "over fat".
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.
A study in which observations are made before and after an intervention, both in a group that receives the intervention and in a control group that does not.
A study that uses observations at multiple time points before and after an intervention (the "interruption"), in an attempt to detect whether the intervention has had an effect significantly greater than any underlying trend over time.
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.