TITLE

The Interaction of Childhood Height and Childhood BMI in the Prediction of Young Adult BMI

AUTHOR(S)
Stovitz, Steven D.; Pereira, Mark A.; Vazquez, Gabriela; Lytle, Leslie A.; Himes, John H.
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Obesity (19307381);Oct2008, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p2336
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study which investigated the interaction of childhood height and childhood body mass index (BMI) in the prediction of young adult BMI. It analyzes the data of subjects from the Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health (CATCH). The measurements of the subjects' heights and weights during third grade and during 12th grade are detailed. A discussion on the study findings is presented.
ACCESSION #
36872113

 

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