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ERIC Number: EJ418288
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-8017
Metabolic Rate: A Factor in Developing Obesity in Children with Down Syndrome?
Chad, Karen; And Others
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v95 n2 p228-35 Sep 1990
Resting metabolic rate and its relation to selected anthropomorphic measures were determined in 11 male and 7 female noninstitutionalized children with Down Syndrome. Dietary analysis was performed to determine the children's nutritional status. Results have implications for the prevention and treatment of obesity in children with Down Syndrome. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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