Bedtime, body mass index and obesity risk in preschool‐aged children
posted by Research Admin 1 on 19 May 2020
Year of Publication
Roy, M., Haszard, J. J., Savage, J., et al. Bedtime, body mass index and obesity risk in preschool‐aged children. Pediatric Obesity, 6 May, 2020 [Epub ahead of print]
Three early life obesity prevention trials (POI, INSIGHT, Healthy Beginnings) and a longitudinal cohort study (HOME) were used for this cohort study to assess the impact sleep duration had on children's obesity risk. They found that the later the timing of bedtime occurred correlated with increased BMI scores, and ultimately, the risk of obesity.
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