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References

References for "Assessing Obesity in Children"

1 Krebs NF, Himes JH, Jacobson D, Nicklas TA, Guilday P, Styne D. Assessment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity. Pediatrics. 2007; 120:S193-S228. Available at: http://www.pediatrics.org/cgi/content/full/120/Supplement_4/S193

2 Spear BA, Barlow SE, Ervin C, et al. Recommendations for treatment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity. Pediatrics. 2007;120:S254-S288. Available at: http://www.pediatrics.org/cgi/content/full/120/Supplement_4/S254

3 Davis MM, Gance-Cleveland B, Hassink S, Johnson R, Paradis G, Resnicow K. Recommendations for prevention of childhood obesity. Pediatrics. 2007; 120:S229-S253. Available at: http://www.pediatrics.org/cgi/content/full/120/Supplement_4/S229

4 Barlow SE and the Expert Committee. Expert committee recommendations regarding the prevention, assessment, and treatment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity: Summary report. Pediatrics. 2007;120:S164-S192. Available at: http://www.pediatrics.org/cgi/content/full/120/Supplement_4/S164

5 US Preventive Services Task Force. Screening and interventions for overweight in children and adolescents: Recommendation statement. Pediatrics. 2005;116:205-209.

6 Lohman TG, Roche AF, Martorell R. Anthropometric Standardization Reference Manual. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Books; 1988.