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Play as a method to reduce overweight and obesity in children: An RCT

Pediatrics
Endocrinology
Author
Sánchez-López et al.
Used Parameters : PBF, BFM, TBW, MM

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Spain

Journal : Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health

Background: Overweight and obesity are the result of a complex interaction between genetic and environmental factors, which begins prenatally. Aim: To analyse an intervention based on play as a means of improving the body composition of children who are overweight or obese. Methods: The Kids-Play study is a randomized clinical trial (RCT) consisting of 49 children aged 8–12 years on a nine-month intervention programme based on physical activity, play and nutritional advice. Controls had another 49 children, who received only …
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