Journal article

The Melbourne Infant Feeding, Activity and Nutrition Trial (InFANT) Program follow-up

Kylie D Hesketh, Karen Campbell, Jo Salmon, Sarah A McNaughton, Zoe McCallum, Adrian Cameron, Kylie Ball, Lisa Gold, Nick Andrianopoulos, David Crawford

CONTEMPORARY CLINICAL TRIALS | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2013

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The Melbourne Infant Feeding, Activity and Nutrition Trial (InFANT) Program, is a community-based, cluster-randomised controlled trial of an obesity prevention intervention delivered to first-time parents of infants from age 4-20 months. Conducted from 2008 to 2010, the program had high uptake and retention and showed positive impacts on some dietary outcomes and television viewing. Funding was secured for a follow-up study of participants two and 3.5 years post intervention (at child ages ~3.5 and 5 years). The follow-up study aims to assess intervention effects, mediators and moderators of effects, and program cost-effectiveness over the longer term. METHODS/DESIGN: The 492 fam..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

KH took the lead in writing and designing the follow-up study subsequently funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council Grant. She also led the modification of this grant for publication.This project was funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council project grant (no. 1008879). KDH is supported by a National Heart Foundation of Australia Career Development Award. KC is supported by Victorian Health Promotion Foundation Fellowship. IS is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Principal Research Fellowship (APP1026216). SAM is supported by an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship. AC is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship. KB is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Senior Research Fellowship (ID 479513). LG is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Population Health Capacity Building Grant and Early Career Fellowship.