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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Screening for Obesity in Children and Adolescents

Effectiveness of Weight Management Interventions in Children – A Targeted Systematic Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force [USPSTF]. This article was first published in Pediatrics in January 2010 (Pediatrics 2010;125:e396-e418.

  • “Over the past several years, research into weight management in obese children and adolescents has improved in quality and quantity. Despite important gaps, available research supports at least short-term benefits of comprehensive medium- to high-intensity behavioral interventions in obese children and adolescents.”
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