Search for dissertations about: "adiposity rebound"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words adiposity rebound.

  1. 1. Overweight and Obesity in Preschool Children : Early Risk Factors and Early Identification

    University dissertation from Halmstad : Halmstad University Press

    Author : Annelie Lindholm; Högskolan i Halmstad.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; abdominal adiposity; adiposity rebound; body mass index; childhood obesity; childhood overweight; early growth patterns; infancy peak; preschool children; waist-to-height ratio;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: Overweight and obesity in children has reached epidemic proportions in recent decades, and even the youngest age groups are affected. Excess weight during childhood often follows the child into adulthood and is associated with diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes mellitus. READ MORE

  2. 2. Body mass index, nutrition and parental migration : from birth to adolescence

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Institute of Environmental Medicine

    Author : Mohsen Besharat Pour; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2015]

    Abstract : Childhood overweight and obesity is a major public health problem of the recent century. The aim of this thesis was to investigate the impact of parental migration background on childhood overweight and obesity and lifestyle in relation to socioeconomic position, and the possible role of factors such as perinatal characteristics and breastfeeding in BMI development among offspring of immigrant parents. READ MORE