Journal article

The effect of gender and age on the association between weight status and health-related quality of life in Australian adolescents

Kristy Bolton, Peter Kremer, Naomi Rossthorn, Marj Moodie, Lisa Gibbs, Elizabeth Waters, Boyd Swinburn, Andrea de Silva

BMC PUBLIC HEALTH | BMC | Published : 2014


Awarded by NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence grant

Funding Acknowledgements

We acknowledge the assistance of research assistants involved in collecting data in the field, particularly Lily Meloni, Monica Virgo-Milton and Elyse Snowdon. We acknowledge the assistance and support of the project officers from each of the five school-based 'Go for your life' Health Promoting Communities: Being Active and Eating Well (HPC:BAEW) projects. The HPC: BAEW projects and their evaluation were funded by the Department of Health and Department of Planning and Community Development, State Government of Victoria (note the views in this paper do not necessarily represent those of the Department of Health). Data collection was supported by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, particularly the Education Policy and Research Division in the Office for Policy, Research and Innovation and Early Childhood Research Coordinating Committee in the Office for Planning, Strategy and Coordination. At the time of the study, AdS, MM and LG were partly funded by an NHMRC capacity building grant, and AdS, EW and LG were partly funded by the Jack Brockhoff Foundation. MM was funded through a NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence grant (#1041020).