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dc.contributor.authorRennie, K.L.
dc.contributor.authorJohnson, L.
dc.contributor.authorJebb, S.A.
dc.date.accessioned2009-07-17T08:46:54Z
dc.date.available2009-07-17T08:46:54Z
dc.date.issued2005
dc.identifier.citationRennie , K L , Johnson , L & Jebb , S A 2005 , ' Behavioural determinants of obesity ' , Best Practice and Research: Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism , vol. 19 , no. 3 , pp. 343-358 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beem.2005.04.003
dc.identifier.issn1521-690X
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 119238
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: 8aee2b6d-0859-43c2-830b-f4f2468abfec
dc.identifier.otherdspace: 2299/3668
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 24644501798
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2299/3668
dc.descriptionOriginal article can be found at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/1521690X Copyright Elsevier Ltd. DOI: 10.1016/j.beem.2005.04.003 [Full text of this article is not available in the UHRA]
dc.description.abstractObesity in children arises from a complex interplay between genetic susceptibility and behaviour, primarily relating to dietary habits and physical activity. Evidence for specific behavioural factors that promote or protect against excess weight gain in children is more limited than in adults, and the effects of growth and development are not clear. A number of behavioural risk factors has been postulated, including diets with a high energy density, high consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, large portion sizes, eating patterns, high levels of sedentary behaviour and low levels of physical activity. However, most evidence is derived from cross-sectional studies which frequently yield conflicting results. More prospective studies with accurate measures of exposures and outcomes in terms of body composition are needed to provide more robust evidence on which to base interventions to achieve long-term behavioural change and prevent excess weight gains in children.en
dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofBest Practice and Research: Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
dc.titleBehavioural determinants of obesityen
dc.contributor.institutionDepartment of Allied Health Professions and Midwifery
dc.description.statusPeer reviewed
dcterms.dateAccepted2005
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rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Review
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