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Weight-reduction Intervention in Asthmatic Children With Overweight/Obesity

2014-07-24 14:11:10 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy of a multifactorial intervention with weight reduction, behavioural therapy, and physical exercise on the severity and control of asthma in obese children.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Asthma

Intervention

multifaceted family-based, physical exercise, nutrition, and behavioural intervention

Location

Maastricht University Medical Centre
Maastricht
Limburg
Netherlands
6202 AZ

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Maastricht University Medical Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:11:10-0400

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