Childhood obesity treatment: case studies
Family-Based Interventions in the Prevention and Management of Childhood Overweight and Obesity: An International Review of Best Practices, and a Review of current Irish Interventions
The aim of this review is "to identify current family-based practice internationally for the prevention and treatment of childhood overweight and obesity and to examine current Irish Programmes so that best practice recommendations can be drawn up."
Cost-effectiveness of intensive inpatient treatment for severely obese children and adolescents in the Netherlands; a randomized controlled trials (HELIOS)
This paper presents "the design of a randomized controlled trial comparing the cost-effectiveness of two itnensive one-year inpatient treatments to each other and to usual are for severely obese children and adolescents."
Family-based behavioural treatment of childhood obesity in a UK National Health Service setting: randomized controlled trial
The objective of this randomised controlled trial was "to examine the acceptability and effectiveness of 'family-based behavioural treatment' (FBBT) for childhood obesity in an ethnically and social diverse sample of families in a UK National Health Service (NHS) setting."
Reducing childhood obesity in Poland by effective policies
The purpose of this report was "to faciliate the development of an action plan and implementation of the strategy dimensions around childhood obesity by providing evidence-based policy options adapted to the national context."
The Malaysian Childhood Obesity Treatment Trial (MASCOT)
The primary aim of the study is "to describe a behavioural family-centred, group-based treatment programme for childhood obesity in Malaysia - the MASCOT."
Process evaluation of an up-scaled community-based child obesity treatment program: NSW Go4Fun®
This paper "describes the up-scaling of Go4Fun in New South Wales and the characteristics of the population it has reached and retained since inception in 2009,including characteristics of children who completed and did not copmlete the programme."
Randomized Controlled Trial of the MEND Program: A Family-Based Community Intervention for Childhood Obesity
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do it (MEND) Programme.
Assessing the short-term outcomes of a community-based intervention for overweight and obese children: the MEND 5-7 programme
The aim of this study was "to report outcomes from the UK service level delivery of MEND 5-7."
Effectiveness of a Multi-Component Intervention for Overweight and Obese Children (Nereu Program): A Randomized Controlled Trial
The objective of this study was "to evaluate the effectiveness of the Nereu Program in improving anthropometric parameters, physical activity and sedentary behaviours, and dietary intake."
Small country case stories in intersectoral action for health
The Nereu Programme in Andorra is showcased in this publication of case stories on intersectoral action for health.
Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in adolescents with severe obesity: a prospective five-year Swedish nationwide study (AMOS)
The objective of this study was "to report outcomes over 5 years in adolescents follow Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) or conservative treatment in a Swedish nationwide prospective non-randomised controlled study, with an additional matched adult comparison group undergoing RYGB."
Mapping the health system response to childhood obesity in the WHO European Region. An overview and country perspectives
This project aimed "to assess the response of health care delivery systems in 19 countries in the WHO European Region to the childhood obesity epidemic."
An Integrated Clinic-Community Partnership for Child Obesity Treatment: A Randomized Pilot Trial
This study aims “to describe the implementation of an integrated clinic-community partnership for child obesity treatment and [...] to evaluate the effectiveness of integrated treatment on child BMI and health outcomes” in a lower-income area. Enrolled children were between 5 and 11 years of age, over the 95th percentile for BMI, and referred to clinic by their paediatrician.
Adapting Pediatric Obesity Treatment Delivery for Low-Income Families: A Public–Private Partnership
The aim of this study was to “evaluate the feasibility of delivering a paediatric weight management intervention adapted for low-income families.”
Challenges and results of a school-based intervention to manage excess weight among school children in Tunisia 2012-2014
This study intended to “demonstrate the feasibility and effectiveness of a school-based weight management program based on healthy lifestyle promotion for obese and overweight adolescents in Sousse, Tunisia.”
The Effect of a Multidisciplinary Lifestyle Intervention on Obesity Status, Body Composition, Physical Fitness, and Cardiometabolic Risk Markers in Children and Adolescents with Obesity
The aim of this study was to develop a “moderate-intensity multidisciplinary lifestyle intervention program” to treat obesity in the “real world” and evaluate its effectiveness through anthropometric measures.
The GReat-Child™ Trial: A Quasi-Experimental Intervention on Whole Grains with Healthy Balanced Diet to Manage Childhood Obesity in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Scientists designed the GReat-Child™ trial to determine if increasing whole grain consumption could effectively impact health parameters in Malaysian children.
Impact of readiness to change behaviour on the effects of a multidisciplinary intervention in obese Brazilian children and adolescents
This study examined how the success of a multifaceted obesity treatment was related to a child’s willingness to alter their lifestyle using Stages of Readiness for Behavior Change (SRBC).
Sacbe, a Comprehensive Intervention to Decrease Body Mass Index in Children with Adiposity: A Pilot Study
The aim of this study was to “to achieve a higher percentage of success in lowering the BMI z-score in children with adiposity and their parents through a pilot program "Sacbe" based on HLS, sensitive to the sociocultural context previously explored and with the active participation of parents.”
A Novel Home-Based Intervention for Child and Adolescent Obesity: The Results of the Whānau Pakari Randomized Controlled Trial
The aim of this study was to “report 12‐month outcomes from a multidisciplinary child obesity intervention program, targeting high‐risk groups” in New Zealand.