Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, February 26th, 2007
The study - conducted in two waves of data collection approximately five years apart - is the first nationally representative, longitudinal investigation of the relationship between sleep, Body Mass Index (BMI) and overweight status in children aged 3 to 18.
"Our study suggests that earlier bedtimes, later wake times and later school start times could be an important and relatively low-cost strategy to help reduce...
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