Predictors of body mass index change in Australian primary school children
Kylie Hesketh, John Carlin, Melissa Wake, David Crawford
International Journal of Pediatric Obesity | TAYLOR & FRANCIS INC | Published : 2009
The baseline study was funded by the Victorian Government Department of Human Services. The follow-up study was funded by grants from the National Heart Foundation (NHF), Financial Markets for Children and Murdoch Children's Research Institute. KH was supported by a NHMRC Public Health Postgraduate Scholarship during the conduct of this research and is currently supported by a NHMRC/NHF Postdoctoral Fellowship. MW is supported by a NHMRC Career Development Fellowship. DC is supported by a NHMRC/NHF Career Development Fellowship. We would like to acknowledge the contribution to study design of coinvestigator Professor Elizabeth Waters and the contribution to data collection of Bibi Gerner, Louisa Salmon, Naomi Paine, Susan Gallagher, Jennifer van Gemert, Sarah Barker and Winnie Lau.