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The stability of resting metabolic rate and diet-induced thermogenesis in children

Leonard, H. Epstein; Janet Wagner; Sheila Nudelman; Bonita, L. Marks

Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment 9(4): 423-428

1987


ISSN/ISBN: 0882-2689
DOI: 10.1007/bf00959856
Accession: 061956682

The stability of resting metabolic rate and diet-induced thermogenesis was assessed in a group of 8- to 12-year-old children over two sessions. Children were first oriented to the laboratory and participated in a practice session to adapt them to the laboratory procedures. The two metabolic sessions began with the measurement of resting metabolic rate. The children were than provided a caloric challenge, with metabolic measures taken at 30-min intervals for 150 min.

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