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Managing overweight and obesity among children and young people: Review 1 - Effectiveness and cost effectiveness of lifestyle weight management services for children and young people

Morgan, Fiona, Weightman, Alison Lesley, Whitehead, Sarah, Brophy, Sinaed, Morgan, Helen Elizabeth, Turley, Ruth Louise, Kipping, Ruth, White, James and Hollingworth, Will 2013. Managing overweight and obesity among children and young people: Review 1 - Effectiveness and cost effectiveness of lifestyle weight management services for children and young people. [Project Report]. London: NICE. Available at: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ph47#

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Abstract

Aims of the review To determine the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of lifestyle weight management services in overweight and obese children and young people under the age of 18. Research questions Question 1 How effective and cost effective are lifestyle weight management programmes in helping overweight or obese children and young people to achieve and maintain a healthy weight? Question 2 What are the essential components of an effective and cost-effective lifestyle weight management programme for overweight and obese children and young people? Question 3 How does effectiveness and cost effectiveness vary for different population groups? (Examples may include children and young people from different black and minority ethnic groups, from low-income groups, of different ages or genders, or with special needs.) Question 4 What are the most effective and cost effective ways of addressing and sustaining behavioural change among overweight and obese children and young people using community-based weight management programmes? Question 5 How does the inclusion of parents, carers and the wider family impact on the effectiveness of community-based weight management programmes for children and young people? Question 6 How can more overweight and obese children and young people be encouraged to join, and adhere to, lifestyle weight management programmes?

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement (DECIPHer)
Healthcare Sciences
Information Services
Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Publisher: NICE
Funders: NICE
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Date of First Compliant Deposit: 30 March 2016
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2017 21:14
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/69786

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