This study examines the effect of water jets on standardized body mass index, overweight, and obesity in elementary school and middle school students enrolled in public schools in New York City.
This cluster-randomized clinical trial finds improved body mass index in groups of children whose physicians receive computerized clinical decision support and whose families receive coaching for behavior change.
van der Baan-Slootweg et al determine whether an inpatient treatment program is more effective than an ambulatory program at achieving a sustained weight loss in children and adolescents with severe obesity. Also see the editorial comment by Inge et al.
Trost et al evaluate the effects of active video gaming on physical activity and weight loss in children participating in an evidence-based weight management program delivered in the community.
Taveras et al examined the extent to which racial/ethnic disparities in adiposity and overweight are explained by differences in risk factors during pregnancy, infancy, and early childhood.