The purpose of this quantitative systematic review is to provide an update of the evidence, illustrating the efficacy of childhood obesity treatment, considering whether treatment fidelity has been measured and/or reported and whether this related to the treatment effect size.
The objective of this systematic review was to assess the effects of diet, physical activity and behavioural interventions for the treatment of overweight or obese children aged 6 to 11 years.
This systematic review attempted to address the following question: "in childen ag 0-6 years of age who are overweight or obese, what behavioural or clinical interventions have been shown to be effective in reducing adiposity using a clinical trial design?"
The objective of this systematic review was to assess the effects of surgery for treating obesity in children and adolescents.
The aim of this systematic review was "to assess the effect of multicomponent lifestyle interventions including two or more lifestyle components on change in BMI and BMI z-scores in children and adolescents compared to control conditions of standard, minimal or no treatment."
The objective of this review is "to assess the efficacy of a range of interventions designed to treat obesity in children and adolescents, specifically the evaluation of any combination of lifestyle, drug or surgical interventions, compared with any other combination of these interventions or no treatment."
The objective of this review was "to assess the effects of diet, physical activity and behavioural interventions for the treatment of overweight or obesity in preschool children up to the age of 6 years."
Given the limited evidence and the existing controversies on the topic, the aim of this review was "to discuss adherence to diet in obese adolescents."
The objective of this systematic review was "to search for, review and synthesise studies of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of weight management schemes for the under fives."
The purpose of this article was "to examine existing literature and primarily report weight loss after bariatric surgery, while also describing the effect of bariatric surgery on comorbid conditions and post-operative complications."
The aim of this report was "to briefly summarise the findings of a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials published in the literature up to February 2006 and reports on the effects of evaluated treatments on obesity outcomes."
The primary aim of this study was "to use meta-analytic techniques to quantitatively evaluate the efficacy of lifestyle interventions in the treatment of pediatric overweight by comparing lifestyle interventions to waitlist/no treatment control groups or information/education-only control groups."
The aim of this review was "to provide an updated synthesis of the evidence on benefits and harms of overweight and obesity treatment interventions for children and adolescents feasible for use in or referral from primary care, and examined the features of efficacious interventions."
The aim of this review was "to provide up-to-date evidence from research studies, which have employed a study design seeking to compare the outcomes of school-based intervention with family-based intervention in the treatment of childhood obesity."
The objective of this systematic review was "to assess the effects of diet, physical activity and behavioural interventions for the treatment of overweight or obese adolescents aged 12 to 17 years."
This systematic review aimed "to add to the current knowledge in this area by including comparisons of parent-only groups with parent-child or child-only intervention groups for children aged 5-12 years."
The purpose of this systematic review was "to review the existing literature on behavioural interventions to prevent and treat childhood obesity and to use quantitative methods to better understand how dose was related to outcome."
The present meta-analysis "investigated the efficacy and safety of metformin in improving insulin resistance in overweight or obese children and adolescents, to provide a scientific basis for the application of future clinical evidence."
The objective of this systematic review was to assess the effects of drug interventions for the treatment of obesity in children and adolescents.
This systematic review was conducted "to generate a complete record of all US recommendation documents and describe variability across documents."
The aim of this systematic review was "to evaluate the characteristics and effectiveness of scalable community-based secondary prevention and weight-management programs for adolescents (aged 13-17 years) with overweight or obesity."
The aim of this systematic review with meta-analysis was "to assess the impact of obesity treatment, with a dietary component, on the prevalence of eating disorder, eating disorder risk and related symptoms in children and adolescents with overweight or obesity."
The aim of this review is to identify issues within the treatment of obesity in American pre-schoolers and suggest solutions.
The aim of this review is to evaluate “the impact of mobile app technology on obesity‐related anthropometric, psychosocial, and behavioural outcomes in children and adolescents.”
The purpose of this systematic review was to “Examine the effects of selected types of exercise (aerobic, strength training, [or] both) on BMI z-score in overweight and obese children and adolescents” by using network meta-analysis.