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Tracking of Body Mass Index from Childhood to Adolescence: a 6-y Follow-up Study in China

Citation

Wang, Youfa; Ge, Keyou; & Popkin, Barry M. (2000). Tracking of Body Mass Index from Childhood to Adolescence: a 6-y Follow-up Study in China. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 72(4), 1018-24.

Abstract

Background: Although extensive descriptive research shows that childhood obesity predisposes a person to adult obesity, little is understood about the dynamics of weight during childhood and the predictors of weight tracking.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/72.4.1018

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Author(s)

Wang, Youfa
Ge, Keyou
Popkin, Barry M.

Year Published

2000

Volume Number

72

Issue Number

4

Pages

1018-24

Reference ID

1255