Metabolic evaluation of obese and nonobese siblings

Diane Elliot, Linn Goldberg, Kerry Kuehl, Cheryl Hanna

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Objective: To test the hypotheses that obese adolescents have a lower resting metabolic rate and less aerobic endurance than their nonobese siblings. Design: Case-referent study of obese and nonobese siblings from the same kindred. Setting: Tertiary referral center. Participants: Telephone screening of community volunteers resulted in a consecutive sample of 16 kindreds. Obese and nonobese siblings were similar in age, height, and pubertal status. Significantly more female subjects were in the obese group (p

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)957-962
Number of pages6
JournalThe Journal of Pediatrics
Volume114
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1989

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Metabolic evaluation of obese and nonobese siblings. / Elliot, Diane; Goldberg, Linn; Kuehl, Kerry; Hanna, Cheryl.

In: The Journal of Pediatrics, Vol. 114, No. 6, 1989, p. 957-962.

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Elliot, Diane ; Goldberg, Linn ; Kuehl, Kerry ; Hanna, Cheryl. / Metabolic evaluation of obese and nonobese siblings. In: The Journal of Pediatrics. 1989 ; Vol. 114, No. 6. pp. 957-962.
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