Birth weight has been positively associated with risk of overweight in later life. However, little information exists on how weight and length at birth are associated with subsequent lean and total body fat.
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||American Journal of Clinical Nutrition|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 2006|
- birth weight
- ponderal index
- body composition
- fat distribution
- risk of overweight
Reilly, J. J., Rogers, I. S., Ness, AR., Steer, C. D., Wells, JCK., Emmett, P. M., ... Smith, G. D. (2006). Associations of size at birth with body composition and fat distribution at age 9-0 years. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 84(4), 739-747.