Anthropometry

Prevalence and determinants of stunting in under-five children in central Tanzania: remaining threats to achieving Millennium Development Goal 4.

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Nov 23, 2015

BACKGROUND: The Millennium Development Goal No 4 (MDG 4) requires countries to scale up interventions addressing malnutrition and other immediate determinants of burden of disease among children to reduce child mortality by two thirds by 2015, which is this year.

The NULevel trial of a scalable, technology-assisted weight loss maintenance intervention for obese adults after clinically significant weight loss: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

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Sep 23, 2015

BACKGROUND: Effective weight loss interventions are widely available but, after weight loss, most individuals regain weight.

Smartphone-Based Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis Devices for Daily Obesity Management.

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Sep 14, 2015

Current bioelectric impedance analysis (BIA) systems are often large, cumbersome devices which require strict electrode placement on the user, thus inhibiting mobile capabilities.

ABase-a tool for the rapid assessment of anthropometric measurements on handheld computers.

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Aug 11, 2003

Anthropometry is widely recognized as an important method in the evaluation of dysmorphic children. Nevertheless, it has never gained widespread clinical use.

Comparison of handheld computers for nutrition assessment and support.

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Dec 29, 1994

Handheld computers offer a variety of capabilities useful to dietitians in clinical and other settings. Currently, such devices are not available for testing or inspection before purchase.

Computer-aided anthropometry in the evaluation of dysmorphic children.

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Sep 02, 2004

OBJECTIVE: Although anthropometry is widely regarded as the technique of choice for the evaluation of dysmorphic features among children, it is only rarely used in clinical practice.

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Evaluation of a cell phone-based physical activity diary.

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Feb 20, 2012

Physical activity (PA) diaries reduce the recall error inherent in self-reported PA but are burdensome. The purpose of this study was to compare a cell phone-based diary with a paper diary and examine the reliability and validity of the cell phone diary.