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2022 Aug

BMJ Paediatr Open



Are children with obesity at school entry more likely to have a diagnosis of a musculoskeletal condition? Findings from a systematic review.


Children with obesity at school entry are at increased risk of persistent obesity throughout childhood and adulthood. Little is known about associations with adverse health outcomes with onset during childhood including those affecting the musculoskeletal system. We examined the association between obesity present at school entry and adverse musculoskeletal diagnoses with onset during childhood.