A pilot study to profile the lower limb musculoskeletal health in children with obesity.
AffiliationPhysiotherapy Department, Children's University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
Body Mass Index
Range of Motion, Articular
Statistics as Topic
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CitationA pilot study to profile the lower limb musculoskeletal health in children with obesity. 2012, 24 (3):292-8 Pediatr Phys Ther
JournalPediatric physical therapy : the official publication of the Section on Pediatrics of the American Physical Therapy Association
Abstract: Evidence suggests a negative effect of obesity on musculoskeletal health in children. A pilot study was undertaken to investigate the presence of musculoskeletal impairments in children with obesity and to explore the relationships among body mass index, physical activity, and musculoskeletal measures.