Malnutrition & Obesity
The ‘DHAKA score’ assesses dehydration in diarrhoea-affected children best, says new study.
Current understanding of population physical activity (PA) levels and sedentary behaviour in developing countries is limited, and based primarily on self-report.
The Guardian: The Guardian view on stunting: malnutrition is holding millions of children back Editorial Board “…Though stunting is a physical measure, and is associated with the increased risk of some chronic diseases such as diabetes in [the] future, it is also an important indicator that [children’s] mental development may have been affected. … Malnourished…More
The objective of this study is to determine if older adults regularly participating in Irish set dancing have superior balance, physical fitness and quality of life compared to age-matched controls.
To measure the self-perceived competence of Australian personal trainers in providing nutrition care.
Efforts to explain children’s nutrition behavior or weight often involve investigating the parent-child relationship, typically studying the associations between food parenting practices (FPPs) and child outco…
It has been hypothesised that an ‘activitystat’ may biologically regulate energy expenditure or physical activity levels, thereby limiting the effectiveness of physical activity interventions.
This study focuses on the comparison of weekday/weekend parent-child behavioural patterns (step count (SC) and screen time (ST)) and answers the question of whether achieving the recommendations for daily SC (…
NPR: They’re Caught In A Crisis That Isn’t Hitting The Headlines “…Malnutrition is at a catastrophic level in northeastern Nigeria, … says Doctors Without Borders. According to the medical aid group, the number of malnourished people could be as high as half a million. Children are starving — and dying. Thousands of these displaced people…More
Go-Golborne is a pilot intervention to prevent childhood obesity in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea between 2014 and 2018.
Undernutrition is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in infants and children worldwide.
Nearly half a million children around Lake Chad face “severe acute malnutrition” due to drought and a seven-year insurgency by Islamist militant group Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria, UNICEF said on Thursday. Of the 475,000 deemed at risk, 49,000 in Nigeria’s Borno state, Boko Haram’s heartland, will die this year if they do not receive