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Determinants of Childhood Adiposity: Evidence from the Australian LOOK Study

Telford, Richard D.; Cunningham, Ross B.; Telford, Rohan M.; Riley, Malcolm; Abhayaratna, Walter


BACKGROUND To contribute to the current debate as to the relative influences of dietary intake and physical activity on the development of adiposity in community-based children. METHODS Participants were 734 boys and girls measured at age 8, 10 and 12 years for percent body fat (dual emission x-ray absorptiometry), physical activity (pedometers, accelerometers); and dietary intake (1 and 2-day records), with assessments of pubertal development and socioeconomic status. RESULTS Cross-sectional...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012-11-21
Type: Journal article
Source: PLoS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050014


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