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The purpose of the research is to learn whether written materials or handouts that are given to parents are helpful in changing knowledge or behavior.
Few written resources for families have been tested in the primary care setting. Kid STRIDE (STRiving to Improve Diet & Exercise) is an educational booklet designed for parents of overweight children. We hypothesize that this booklet will benefit a small percentage of the overweight and obese population of children as a first-tiered approach to treatment of overweight and obese children.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Booklet on nutrition and physical activity., Safety Booklet
UW Health Park Street Pediatrics
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:45-0400
The purpose of the research is to find out if an educational booklet is helpful to families with overweight children. The educational booklet contains information for parents about nutriti...
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Objectives We examined the extent to which an increase in physical activity would reduce the excess risk of work disability among overweight and obese people (body mass index ≥ 25kg/m ). Methods We ...
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".
Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.
Evaluation and measurement of nutritional variables in order to assess the level of nutrition or the NUTRITIONAL STATUS of the individual. NUTRITION SURVEYS may be used in making the assessment.
Physical activity which is usually regular and done with the intention of improving or maintaining PHYSICAL FITNESS or HEALTH. Contrast with PHYSICAL EXERTION which is concerned largely with the physiologic and metabolic response to energy expenditure.
The time span between the beginning of physical activity by an individual and the termination because of exhaustion.
Obesity is the condition in which excess fat has accumulated in the body (mostly in subcutaneous tissues). clinical obesity is considered to be present when a person has a BMI of over 30 (Oxford Dictionary of Medicine). It is becoming increasing common i...
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