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Tracking of obesity-related behaviours from childhood to adulthood : A systematic review. / Craigie, Angela M.; Lake, Amelia A.; Kelly, Sarah A.; Adamson, Ashley J.; Mathers, John C.

In: Maturitas, Vol. 70, No. 3, 11.2011, p. 266-284.

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Craigie, AM, Lake, AA, Kelly, SA, Adamson, AJ & Mathers, JC 2011, 'Tracking of obesity-related behaviours from childhood to adulthood: A systematic review' Maturitas, vol 70, no. 3, pp. 266-284.

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Craigie, A. M., Lake, A. A., Kelly, S. A., Adamson, A. J., & Mathers, J. C. (2011). Tracking of obesity-related behaviours from childhood to adulthood: A systematic review. Maturitas, 70(3), 266-284doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2011.08.005

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Craigie AM, Lake AA, Kelly SA, Adamson AJ, Mathers JC. Tracking of obesity-related behaviours from childhood to adulthood: A systematic review. Maturitas. 2011 Nov;70(3):266-284.

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Craigie, Angela M.; Lake, Amelia A.; Kelly, Sarah A.; Adamson, Ashley J.; Mathers, John C. / Tracking of obesity-related behaviours from childhood to adulthood : A systematic review.

In: Maturitas, Vol. 70, No. 3, 11.2011, p. 266-284.

Research output: Contribution to journalScientific review

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title = "Tracking of obesity-related behaviours from childhood to adulthood",
author = "Craigie, {Angela M.} and Lake, {Amelia A.} and Kelly, {Sarah A.} and Adamson, {Ashley J.} and Mathers, {John C.}",
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pages = "266--284",
journal = "Maturitas",
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TY - JOUR

T1 - Tracking of obesity-related behaviours from childhood to adulthood

T2 - A systematic review

A1 - Craigie,Angela M.

A1 - Lake,Amelia A.

A1 - Kelly,Sarah A.

A1 - Adamson,Ashley J.

A1 - Mathers,John C.

AU - Craigie,Angela M.

AU - Lake,Amelia A.

AU - Kelly,Sarah A.

AU - Adamson,Ashley J.

AU - Mathers,John C.

PY - 2011/11

Y1 - 2011/11

N2 - <p>Obesity in childhood carries a wide range of physical, psychological and social disbenefits and also increases the risk of adult obesity with its well-recognised, enhanced risk of several common complex diseases as well as adverse socioeconomic and psychosocial sequelae. Understanding the tracking of the two key modifiable behaviours, food consumption and physical activity, between childhood and adulthood may illuminate the childhood determinants of adult obesity and contribute to the development of effective interventions.</p><p>We performed a systematic review of the available literature on tracking of both physical activity and of dietary intake between childhood and adulthood by searching MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PSYCInfo, Google and Google Scholar. For inclusion, studies had to report baseline measurements when the children were less than, or equal to, 18 years and to report follow-up for at least 5 years to any age over 18 years.</p><p>After removal of duplicates, 9625 search hits were screened by title and/or abstract and 79 potentially relevant papers were identified and full papers obtained. In total 39 papers were included in this analysis. Of these, 11 papers (from 5 studies) reported data on tracking of diet from childhood to adulthood and 28 papers (from 16 studies) reported data on tracking of physical activity or inactivity.</p><p>Despite the diversity of study design and measurement methodology, we found evidence of tracking of both physical activity and of diet between childhood and adulthood with estimates of strength of tracking of a similar order for both behaviours. Because of the inherent methodological difficulties in quantifying habitual behaviour, it is likely that the reported estimates of strength of tracking underestimate the true degree of tracking. The evidence of tracking reported here may give greater impetus to the development of interventions aimed to prevent the persistence of obesity from childhood into adulthood and its attendant adverse socioeconomic, psychosocial and health sequelae. (C) 2011 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.</p>

AB - <p>Obesity in childhood carries a wide range of physical, psychological and social disbenefits and also increases the risk of adult obesity with its well-recognised, enhanced risk of several common complex diseases as well as adverse socioeconomic and psychosocial sequelae. Understanding the tracking of the two key modifiable behaviours, food consumption and physical activity, between childhood and adulthood may illuminate the childhood determinants of adult obesity and contribute to the development of effective interventions.</p><p>We performed a systematic review of the available literature on tracking of both physical activity and of dietary intake between childhood and adulthood by searching MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PSYCInfo, Google and Google Scholar. For inclusion, studies had to report baseline measurements when the children were less than, or equal to, 18 years and to report follow-up for at least 5 years to any age over 18 years.</p><p>After removal of duplicates, 9625 search hits were screened by title and/or abstract and 79 potentially relevant papers were identified and full papers obtained. In total 39 papers were included in this analysis. Of these, 11 papers (from 5 studies) reported data on tracking of diet from childhood to adulthood and 28 papers (from 16 studies) reported data on tracking of physical activity or inactivity.</p><p>Despite the diversity of study design and measurement methodology, we found evidence of tracking of both physical activity and of diet between childhood and adulthood with estimates of strength of tracking of a similar order for both behaviours. Because of the inherent methodological difficulties in quantifying habitual behaviour, it is likely that the reported estimates of strength of tracking underestimate the true degree of tracking. The evidence of tracking reported here may give greater impetus to the development of interventions aimed to prevent the persistence of obesity from childhood into adulthood and its attendant adverse socioeconomic, psychosocial and health sequelae. (C) 2011 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.</p>

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KW - Adult obesity

KW - CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE RISK

KW - SCHOOL-BASED INTERVENTIONS

KW - PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY LEVEL

KW - CORONARY HEART-DISEASE

KW - OF-THE-LITERATURE

KW - YOUNG ADULTHOOD

KW - FOLLOW-UP

KW - AMSTERDAM-GROWTH

KW - BLOOD-PRESSURE

KW - DIETARY-INTAKE

U2 - 10.1016/j.maturitas.2011.08.005

DO - 10.1016/j.maturitas.2011.08.005

M1 - Scientific review

JO - Maturitas

JF - Maturitas

SN - 0378-5122

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VL - 70

SP - 266

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